Types of Diabetes

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Diabetes can be divided into 2 categories : Primary Diabetes and Secondary diabetes.

Primary Diabetes

In this category diabetes occurs without any associated diseases. It can be divided into four types :

Secondary Diabetes

Secondary diabetes develops due to the presence of some other disease condition like  chronic pancreatitis (caused due to alcoholism), hormonal abnormalities (Cushing Syndrome, Acromegaly), genetic disorders.