There are two types of diabetes.
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease.
Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% of cases worldwide.
Insulin is the only medication used for Type 1 diabetes
But there are many medications used for Type 2 diabetes.
Man-made insulin was first created in 1922.
Insulin was first made from pigs.
There's inhalable insulin.
The first recorded mention of diabetes is from Ancient Egypt.
And doctors used to diagnose diabetes by tasting urine.
Type 2 diabetes isn't just caused by eating too much sugar.
Certain recreational drugs can increase diabetes risk.
Pregnancy can cause a certain type of diabetes.
There's also a "fourth" rare type of diabetes.
Low blood sugar is also a problem in diabetes.
Diabetes can affect every system in the body.
There are new technologies on the horizon to help people living with diabetes.
One-half of people with diabetes don't know they have it.
November is National Diabetes Month.