Type 1 Diabetes Diabetes Home What is diabetes? Type 1 diabetes Type 2 diabetes Signs of diabetes Who can you tell about your diabetes? About the NDSS Your body does not make insulin. Your body can not use the sugar in your blood. Your sugar is stuck in your blood. and Your blood sugars go high. You can get sick. It happens very fast. Most people with type 1 diabetes get diabetes when they are younger. But You can live a normal life. Learn about looking after your type 1 diabetes here. Back Diabetes Home Next This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.