of all diabetics some 90/95 percent is t2 DM and
t1DM is about 5 to 10.
there is a rarely discussed category
called secondary diabetes.
cdc statistics say they are of 2 percent.
this 2 % :
they have an underlying disease which causes
the hyperglycemia.[or contributes to it in part]
no amount of standard diabetes treatment can help them completely.
but if you can address the underlying disease:
it [his hyperglycemia -high bs]will be cured immediately [or managed].
a person having thyroid dysfunction will find it difficult to manage his blood glucose.
address the thyroid,
then he is able to manage.
similarly if a person has disease of pancreas ,infection etc--
management of the higher glycemia then becomes easy.
but if these persons are unaware of their secondary diabetes contribution ,then they begin
misunderstanding and declare .
" i cured my diabetes without medicine"
in other words an underlying disease can cause great misconceptions about the very scientific picture of any disease[situation]
obesity is one like that.
the other causes are