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People with Type 1 diabetes produce inadequate amounts of insulin, soinsulin replacement is their key treatment.
Without adequate insulin replacement, people with Type 1 diabetes will see their blood sugar levels rise and the body will start to burn up its fat stores. In a few days this leads to a condition called diabetic acidosis, which is life threatening.
Too much insulin, on the other hand, leads to such low levels of blood sugar that it causes a condition called hypoglycaemia.
The symptoms include paleness, shaking, shivering, perspiration, rapid heartbeat, hunger, anxiety and blurred vision. In some cases it can cause loss of consciousness (hypoglycaemic coma) and convulsions.
In Type 2 diabetes the problem is not a lack of insulin output, but increasing resistance of your cells to the effects of insulin.
In the early years, the body compensates for this insulin resistance by increasing the output of insulin from the pancreas gland.
Ultimately, the pancreas becomes unable to cope.
About 30 per cent of people with Type 2 diabetes eventually need treatment with insulin. The longer a person has Type 2 diabetes, the more likely they will have to start insulin treatment at some point.

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