Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder, meaning that the body’s immune system attacks its own pancreas affecting its ability to produce insulin; this usually happens at a young age. In this case scenario, insulin has to come into your body from outside a good example of which is an insulin pump. FYI not all autoimmune disorders happen at a young age.
Type 2 diabetes is a different ball game. Contrary to the popular belief, increased sugar consumption doesn’t cause type 2 diabetes.
Just because type 2 diabetes is linked to high levels of blood sugar, it may seem logical to assume that eating too much sugar is the cause of diabetes. However, it’s not that simple. High-sugar diet can increase the risk of developing diabetes but doesn’t directly cause it. There is no proven link between the two. By analogy, driving on the road can increase your risk for…
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