There is an absolute lack of insulin, unlike Type 2 diabetes, Type 1 diabetics cannot reverse the condition by diet and exercise. This is a common misconception, and one that drives every parent of a diabetic child absolutely insane. A poor diet or sedentary lifestyle did not cause this disorder which affects our children.
More than likely you either know someone with Type 1 Diabetes, or in your lifetime you will. Below are some interesting statistics and symptoms. Please take the time to read these, someday you may find this information helpful.