Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong disease that occurs when the pancreas stops producing insulin because of an immune attack and destruction of cells within the pancreas that produce insulin. Previously known as juvenile diabetes. Type 1 patients are insulin dependent and have to inject or use an insulin pump to manage their condition.
A 61-year-old man is the first person in the UK to be cured of diabetes by a cell transplant technique.
Article discusses a proinflammatory protein that may be involved in the cascade of immunological events that leads to the destruction of the pancreas.
Covers the background, pathophysiology, frequency, mortality/morbidity, causes, treatment, and medication. By eMedicine.
Covers the background, pathophysiology, frequency, causes, medication, and treatment of this condition.
An in-depth report on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, long term complications, and associated emergency conditions. From the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Article covers genetics, cow's milk, viral infections, and environmental factors which can influence the destruction of the pancreatic cells that cause this disease.
Describes the incidence, causes, hereditary tendencies, and management of this disease.
Article from Science Daily discusses this major cause of heart disease in people.
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