Diabetes is generally split into two types. Those with type 1 diabetes have an autoimmune disease and are insulin dependent. Type-2 diabetes happens when the body stops producing insulin effectively and can be caused by a number of factors.
Researchers in Sweden and Finland believe the condition is more complex however. A study they’ve conducted found that people with diabetes could be separated into five clusters.
Read more about the study on BBC News website.
Speaking to the BBC, Dr Victoria Salem (consultant and clinical scientist at Imperial College London) said most specialists agree that type 1 and type 2 is “not a terribly...