I've known many people with Type 2 Diabetes, but for some reason I never wondered what the difference(s) between Type 1 and 2 were, until today.
Answer by Liam Quade · Dec 08, 2010 at 07:56 PM
Type one is rarer than type two. Type one usually shows up in people younger than 40, and they must inject insulin.
Type two is more genetic, but can still come from other things. At first you usually won't need to inject insulin if you have type two.
This site has more info.
Answer by r0bErT4u · Dec 08, 2010 at 08:30 PM
*alexleiphart*, "I am a type 1 diabetic. If you have type 1, you will control your disease through taking insulin and testing for your blood sugar. If you have type 2, you will control through diet. Type 1 is auto immune, so therefore, you can't control whether you get it or not. Type 2 is generally found in overweight adult ..."
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