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  • Unpreventable condition where body produces little or no insulin.

  • Usually in children and young adults.

  • Need daily injections of insulin to help control their levels of glucose in their blood.


  • Most common form of diabetes, which can be prevented.

  • Body does not produce enough insulin or when the body does not use the insulin properly.

  • Usually found in adults.


  • High blood glucose levels during pregnancy.

  • Usually resolve after baby is delivered.

  • But women with Gestational Diabetes and their children are at an increased risk of developing type 2 Diabetes later in life.