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Type 1 Diabetes Center

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes (also known as insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus [IDDM] or juvenile or childhood diabetes) occurs when the pancr...

Signs and Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes

When people have Type 1 diabetes, the pancreas does not make enough insulin. Because of a lack of insulin, the sugar in the blood ...

Possible Complications of Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes would not be as difficult of a disease were it not for the secondary acute and chronic complications....

Tests and Diagnosis for Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is diagnosed using a combination of clinical signs and symptoms as well as blood tests. The main blood tests used ...

Effects of Type 1 Diabetes on Cells & Metabolism

Every year in the United States 13,000 children are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, according to KidsHealth, a website published b...

Examples of Diabetes Type I Meal Plans

Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body is unable to make its own insulin. Insulin is the hormone responsible for transporting sugar ...

Long-Term Effects of Diabetes Type One

Type 1 diabetes, or juvenile onset diabetes, occurs mainly in children and young adults, but it can develop at any age. According ...

Diet for Children With Type 1 Diabetes

While diet is a very important part of managing your child's Type 1 diabetes, you don't need to provide special foods. In ...

Type 1 Diabetes Pregnancy Diet

Pregnant women must be mindful of their diet so their babies get the nutrition they need for development; however, those who have ...

Typical Age of Onset for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes is a set of diseases related to high blood sugar caused by either, or both, a deficiency in insulin production or an inab...
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