Understanding type 1 diabetes fact sheet
Type 1 diabetes is a less common form of diabetes than type 2 diabetes. Ten to 15 out of 100 people with diabetes have type 1 diabetes.
If you have type 1 diabetes, looking after your diabetes is important for good health. It can reduce your risk of developing diabetes-related complications, such as damage to the eyes, kidneys, nerves and blood vessels.
Read more in our fact sheet Understanding type 1 diabetes.