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Diabetes

You can live a healthy, active life with diabetes when it’s managed well. Whether you were recently diagnosed, have lived with diabetes for years or had a complication or change in condition, we can help.

At Banner Health, we diagnose and treat all types of diabetes in children and adults including type 1 and type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, gestational diabetes, high blood sugar, called hyperglycemia, and low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia.

No matter your condition, we offer the services you’ll need to manage it:

  • Blood sugar testing
  • Care for wounds and other complications
  • Diabetes self-management classes and support groups
  • Insulin pump management
  • Medical management

Diabetes is a complex disease, but you don’t have to fight it alone. We’re with you every step of the way.

Find the support you need

You don’t have to fight your diabetes alone. Many of our hospitals offer diabetes classes and support groups so we can help you every step of the way.

Type 1 vs. Type 2 Diabetes

When the pancreas does not create insulin, type 1 diabetes develops. Usually it develops in children and young adults, and it often progresses quickly.

When your body doesn't produce enough insulin or your body can’t use insulin properly, too much sugar stays in your blood. If those levels get high enough, the condition is called type 2 diabetes.

Learn more about the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes and the treatments available for each.

Type 1 Type 2