How are type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes diffesrent?
Diabetes is one of the top 10 causes of superslot death worldwide. Not exempt even in Thailand Which found the death rate from diabetes increased every year International Diabetes Federation (The International Diabetes Federation: IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have designated November 14 of each year as World Diabetes Day to raise awareness of people around the world on diabetes prevention.
However, even with a disease that has a high mortality rate. But most people may still misunderstand that Causes of Diabetes Is to eat sweet Or eat only sugar But in fact The causes of diabetes are numerous. Depending on the type of diabetes Which, of course, is more Type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes
Generally We can classify diabetes according to 4 types of causes:
Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
Diabetes with a specific cause
The type of diabetes that most people often confuse is Type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, although they are chronically high blood sugar levels are the same. But there are different causes, symptoms, and treatments. We should therefore understand the difference. Between type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes to be more accurate In order to cope and treat as best as possible, Hello Doctor will take you all readers to get to know the differences of each type
Get to know Type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is classified as an autoimmune disease, which refers to an abnormality in the body's immune system. Destroys normal tissues of the body In the case of type 1 diabetes, this is caused by the immune system destroying the beta cells in the pancreas, which produce insulin. Until the body is unable to produce insulin that controls blood sugar (Blood Glucose Level) normally.
It also causes acidosis caused by ketone acidosis. This can cause life-threatening diabetes and type 1 diabetes patients need to inject insulin into the body. On a regular basis In order to avoid high blood sugar levels and excessive ketone acidosis.
Get to know type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes in Thai people. Caused by the body's inability to produce enough insulin to meet the needs Or can respond to insulin less than normal, known as insulin resistance (Insulin Resistance) can not control blood sugar levels. Resulting in high blood sugar levels Until diabetes