What is type 3 diabetes ?

By MAYS Latest Reply 2010-06-25 21:40:23 -0500
Started 2010-06-25 11:03:15 -0500

Type 3 Diabetes (What is it ?)

Diabetes type 1 and type 2 derive from the decline of insulin produced within the pancreas to the point where there is no insulin produced.

Yet, in recent years, scientists have found that insulin is also produced within the brain. This has led to the recognition of diabetes type 3 in 2005.

Diabetes type 3 is when the brain stops or reduces the acceptance of the brain's secreted insulin within the brain's cell receptors.

Read more: Facts On Type 3 Diabetes | eHow.com



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ccritch 2010-06-25 12:15:11 -0500 Report

Wow! I never knew that! Thanks for clearing that up I thought it was type 1 and type 2 combined not realizing Type 3 had to do with the brain.