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What causes diabetes?

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what causes diabetes?
Adult diabetes?
Or type 1?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
i would like to know about both.thanks

Type 1
Cause is unknown
here is a good mayo clinic write up

Type 2
Caused by being resistant to your own insulin.
There are a mixed of factors that cause this....race, genetics, obesity, with obesity and incorrect diet being the biggest cause currently.
But we don't know all of the factors yet.

Let me know if you have further questions, details or need clarification, just use reply....... good luck

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