Type 1 diabetes

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Diabetes mellitus type 1, also called type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. People with this condition are insulin dependent - they require insulin injections without which they may die. People with type 1 diabetes are at increased risk of stroke, heart disease or gangrene. About 15% of people with diabetes have type 1.

Diabetes type 1- no insulin is made by pancreas

Diabetes type 2- cells insulin receptors don't work