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What is Diabetes

Let us first understand the facts, and then we may seak the cause. 


25.8 Million Children and Adults in the United States—8.3% of the Population—have Diabetes.

If your body produces little or no insulin (insulin helps cells absorb sugar for energy), sugar builds up in your blood and urine, causing excessive urination, thirst, hunger, and digestion problems, which interferes with cellular function. These symptoms are called diabetes.

Remember, Any of the physical signs and symptoms below can lead to mental health challenges, for more information on Diabetes and mental health, click here.

Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes, also called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or juvenile onset diabetes, develops when the body's immune system destroys pancreatic beta cells, the only cells in the body that make the hormone insulin that regulates blood glucose; insulin is essential for converting the food that we eat into energy.  Type 1 Diabetics must take daily insulin injections, but insulin is not a cure.  Symptoms of Type 1 diabetes usually appear suddenly in children and young adults, although disease onset can occur at any age.

Frequent urination - particularly at night