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Type 1 Diabetes

5-10% of all people with diabetes in the world have type 1 diabetes. This means that their pancreas does not produce insulin and they are dependent on it for life. Insulin is as important to them as oxygen. Type 1 diabetes can neither be prevented nor cured. Though type 1 diabetes can be diagnosed at any age, the diagnosis is more common in childhood.

Type 2 Diabetes

Many cases of type 2 diabetes could have prevented it with healthy lifestyle adaptation. Type 2 diabetes can occur at any age but is strongly prevalent in older age groups. Type 2 diabetes may be treated with lifestyle modification, pills or insulin. Gestational Diabetes affects 1 in 7 births worldwide. 1 in 2 women with gestational diabetes during pregnancy develop type 2 diabetes within 5-10 years after delivery.

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes affects 1 in 7 births worldwide. 1 in 2 women with gestational diabetes during pregnancy develop type 2 diabetes within 5-10 years after delivery.