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What is the cause of diabetes?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Journey2021, Sep 1, 2021.

  1. Journey2021

    Journey2021 · Newbie

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    I mean, being treated for something is good and all but i believe its better when we know the root of the problem
  2. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Depends on which type of diabetes you're referring to.
    Type1, type 2, GD, MODY, type 3C, MIDD, CFRD all have different causes. The causes for T2, GD and T1 (including LADA), the most common types of diabetes, aren't fully understood yet.
    The other types I mentioned have a clear cause.
  3. JTL

    JTL Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I was in no way a candidate for T2 but T2 I became.
    A doc at the hospital reckons statins caused mine.
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