Here is some more info in diabetes. Did you know there are two main types and an additional one seen in pregnant women?

How can you tell if you have diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes is known as juvenile-onset diabetes. It is usually diagnosed in children or young adults.

Type 1 diabetes is caused by both genetic and environmental causes. The person’s immune system produces antibodies which destroy the cells that produce insulin. Since the person cannot produce their own insulin, daily injections are required