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What is Type 1 diabetes?

Diabetes is a sugar disease that affects many people worldwide. There are two basic types of diabetes, namely Type 1 and Type 2. Here we take a closer look at type 1 diabetes, what causes it, and how it can be treated.

Gestational diabetes

This is a form of diabetes that affects four percent of pregnant women. Find out more about gestational diabetes here.

Type 2 diabetes

Find out more about an illness that affects millions of Americans – some who don’t even know they have it.

Nick Jonas won’t let diabetes stop him

A strapping 17-year-old and the youngest member of hit teenie band The Jonas Brothers, Nick Jonas doesn’t let his type 1 diabetes get him down. Diagnosed in 2005, Nick has since advocated for funding research into the disease that affects so many.

Bret Michaels and his diabetes

Bret Michaels is the lead singer of 80s and 90s “big hair” glam rock band Poison. After being photographed injecting himself backstage at a concert, he was accused of taking heroin. Only then did Michaels announce that he has Type 1 diabetes.

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