Types of Diabetes

Type 1

Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes usually develops in children or young adults, but can start at any age.

Type 2

Type 2 Diabetes
A person with type 2 diabetes either can't make enough insulin or can't properly use it.
Strategies for Managing Type 2 Diabetes
Here are some common obstacles that you may have encountered and tips for getting beyond them.

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)
Gestational diabetes is a condition in which a pregnant woman has elevated glucose levels and other symptoms of diabetes—but did not have diabetes before she became pregnant.

Pre-Diabetes

Turning Prediabetes Around
Having prediabetes means that you are likely to develop full-blown diabetes within 10 years. But lifestyle changes can prevent that from happening.
Metabolic Syndrome and Prediabetes
Metabolic syndrome is marked by higher levels of glucose in the blood. That's also a sign of pre-diabetes.