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Diabetes Q&As

What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

In type 1 diabetes, the body can’t use glucose for energy, making blood sugar levels get too high. People with diabetes need insulin shots or an insulin pump.

What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

Learning what you can about type 2 diabetes will let you help your child manage and live with the disease. Here are the basics.