2. Low insulin
In type 1 diabetes the body doesn’t stop being able to use insulin but rather stops producing it due to the death of key cells used in its production. This type of diabetes is less common and tends to affect younger children and then continues as a lifelong condition.
Thus it is also known sometimes as juvenile-onset diabetes. Another name is insulin-dependent diabetes, which is due to the fact that type 1 requires the administration of insulin injections even more crucially than type 2.