Diabetes Defined Video

There are 2 types of diabetes. In Type 1 diabetes, the body stops making insulin. In Type 2 diabetes, a person faces insulin resistance, insulin deficiency, and the body produces too much sugar.
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Dr. Pamela Mazza: There are really two major types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. In Type 1, the body stops making insulin so people have to have insulin to live. Type 2 is more common and usually occurs in adults but not always and it has really three defects. You have insulin resistance, they have a relative insulin deficiency and then the body just produces more sugar than it really needs.

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