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Table 1 Overall diabetes mellitus, type 1 diabetes mellitus, and type 2 diabetes mellitus

From: Trends in the incidence of diabetes mellitus: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 and implications for diabetes mellitus prevention

Criterion Definition
1. Overall diabetes mellitus Diabetes mellitus (DM) is defined as fasting plasma glucose (FPG) > 126 mg/dL (7 mmol/L) or being on treatment for diabetes.
2. Overall diabetes mellitus type 1 Cases of DM that are on insulin or diagnosed with a biomarker (eg, c-peptide levels) that is not fasting plasma glucose
3. Overall diabetes mellitus type 2 Cases of diabetes mellitus (DM) type 2 are not reported as type 1 diabetes mellitus.