How many kinds of diabetes are there?

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most dangerous illnesses in the world. It’s mostly known as Diabetes and main problem creating Diabetes are high blood sugar or low level insulin production of body or irresponsible cells to insulin. Today over 285 million people have the diabetes. Scientists believe that the number will be over 600 million in 2030. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease but today there are lots of vaccines and drugs to set it under control. How many kinds of diabetes are there?

There are three main kinds of Diabetes Mellitus. They are Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational diabetes. Type 1 is known as insulin dependent and type 2 is known as noninsulin dependent.

Type 1 diabetes mellitus occurs as autoimmune destruction. Body destructs insulin producer cells on pancreas. Main symptoms of Type 1 is very frequent urination, increased hunger and thirst and also losing weight. Type 1 is fatal if treatment is not possible by insulin.

Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 is occurring because of insulin resistance. Obesity is the main problem that causes Type 2. Dietary and exercise are the main treatment ways for Type 2. Today Type 2 Diabetes is one of the biggest problems in Canada and America.

Gestational diabetes is a special type of Diabetes Mellitus. It only occurs in pregnant. Pregnant may be lived without Diabetes problem before pregnancy but high blood glucose creates problem on period. Sometimes gestational diabetes precede to Type 2 after pregnancy.



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