Diabetes affects the body's ability to use blood sugar for energy. The main types include type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes. Diabetes symptoms may include increased thirst and urination, blurred vision, and fatigue. The majority of diabetics are Type 2. This is helpful because most of the time you can manage and in some cases prevent it from occurring. Knowing that you are in control of Type 2 diabetes is something you need to realize and not be passive or give up on yourself. You are in the driver’s seat and only you can help yourself avoid the condition.