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It is a condition in which the body either does not produce enough, or does not properly respond to, insulin, ahormoneproduced in thepancreas. Insulin enables cells to absorb glucose in order to turn it into energy. In diabetes, the body either fails to properly respond to its own insulin, does not make enough insulin, or both. This causes glucose to accumulate in the blood, often leading to various complications.
Many types of diabetes are recognized The principal three are:
Type 1: Results from the body's failure to produce insulin.