Types of Diabetes 1. Type 2 diabetes is far and away the most common type of diabetes. About 95 percent of people with the disease have 

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. It occurs when your body doesn't produce sufficient insulin

Gestational diabetes is a condition that only affects pregnant women – to be precise, pregnant women who have never had diabetes but who have high blood sugar levels during pregnancy.

Prediabetes. About a third of the U.S. adult population – more than 84 million people – have prediabetes

Causes of Diabetes Type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes occurs when your body becomes resistant to insulin or when the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin, according to the Mayo Clinic

Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition. People with this type of diabetes have an immune system that is engaged in too little or too much activity.

Gestational diabetes.  Having a family history of diabetes and being overweight or obese can increase a pregnant woman's risk of gestational diabetes

Prediabetes. The precise cause of prediabetes is uknown. However, it appears that family history and genetics are important factors