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Thread #128026   Message #2862670
Posted By: GUEST,mauvepink
12-Mar-10 - 11:36 AM
Thread Name: BS: Diabetes... another thread
Subject: RE: BS: Diabetes... another thread
Type I can happen any time though and is not just a childhood disease. A virus can shut down your insulin production at any age. Basically, Type I you produce no insulin of your own and type II you produce some insulin. Type II can be brought on by a number of factors too.

The Diabetes UK site is very good as mentioned earlier