Type 1 diabetes


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Type 1 di·a·be·tes

a condition characterized by high blood glucose levels caused by a total lack of insulin. Occurs when the body's immune system attacks the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas and destroys them. The pancreas then produces little or no insulin. Type 1 diabetes develops most often in young people but can appear in adults.

type 1 diabetes

or

type 1 diabetes mellitus

n.
A chronic autoimmune disease in which the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas are destroyed, leading to high glucose levels in the blood and resulting in impaired metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. The disease, which is characterized by excessive thirst, frequent urination, metabolic acidosis, and wasting, typically appears in childhood or adolescence and requires lifelong administration of insulin. Also called insulin-dependent diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

Type 1 di·a·be·tes

(tīp dī'ă-bē'tēz)
A condition characterized by high blood glucose levels caused by a total lack of insulin. Occurs when the body's immune system attacks the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas and destroys them. The pancreas then produces little or no insulin. Type 1 diabetes develops most often in young people but can appear in adults.
Synonym(s): growth-onset diabetes, juvenile-onset diabetes.

Type 1 di·a·be·tes

(tīp dī'ă-bē'tēz)
Condition characterized by high blood glucose levels caused by a total lack of insulin. Occurs when body's immune system attacks the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas and destroys them. The pancreas then produces little or no insulin. Disorder develops most often in young people but can appear in adults.
Synonym(s): juvenile-onset diabetes.

Patient discussion about Type 1 diabetes

Q. Women with diabetes are in general found with type 1 or with type 2 diabetes during pregnancy and why?

A. Women develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy and after pregnancy the gestational diabetes goes, if not this gestational diabetes has chances to develop into type 2 diabetes. A pregnant woman can also have type 1 and 2 diabetes equally and during pregnancy she may get gestational diabetes.

Q. Type 2 Diabetics solution My uncle is suffering from type 2 diabetics and i want to know that is there any permanent solution for type 2 diabities. Very worried about weight loss too. Any one there to give us a permanent solution?

A. Type 2 diabetes is due to improper use of insulin or insulin resistance.

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Q. I’m having diabetics for nearly 12 years. Can I eat all types of fruits? I’m 60 years old male and I’m having diabetics for nearly 12 years. I’m taking meds and my sugar is under control. Everyday I have some fruits without fail. Can I eat all types of fruits?

A. Hello sir, surely you can eat any kind of fruit, regardless of the sugar content. The point is you need to spread across the amount of fruits you eat, including a wide variety of different fruits. In general everyone has to eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables every day. Spreading the fruit you eat through the day will avoid a sudden rise in blood glucose levels.

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In addition to Ruby, Type 1 diabetes experts and advocates testified at Senator Collins hearing, including award-winning actor Victor Garber.
Type 1 diabetes develops when the immune system's T cells mistakenly destroy the body's own insulin-producing beta cells.
Larger insulin doses and intensive insulin therapies have been associated with a higher body mass index (BMI), an increase in body fat mass, and weight gain in youth with type 1 diabetes, possibly perpetuating weight and body concerns in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (Frohlich-Reiterer et al., 2014; Nansel, Lipsky, & Iannotti, 2013).
In previous studies the Cardiff team isolated a killer T-cell from a patient with type 1 diabetes to view the unique interaction which kills the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas.
Once diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, it is mandatory to visit the doctor on a regular basis.
If you have type 1 diabetes, the timing of your insulin dosage is determined by activity and diet.
Further study of the risk factors that contribute to dementia onset in patients with type 1 diabetes will hopefully lead to creation of a similar risk-assessment tool for use in type 1 patients, said Dr.
The immune system of many patients with Type 1 diabetes produces ZnT8Ab, but those with other types of diabetes, including Type 2 and gestational, do not.
These rates showed a dramatic narrowing of the life-expectancy gap, compared with an average 27-year gap reported in 1975 for men and women with type 1 diabetes versus people without diabetes (J.
Early exposure to fruit and late exposure to rice or oats .were associated with an increased risk; however, those who were breastfeeding when wheat or barley were introduced were about half as likely to develop type 1 diabetes as infants who were not breastfed while starting on wheat.
- New-onset type 1 diabetes in an obese youth cannot reliably be distinguished from pediatric type 2 diabetes on clinical grounds in this era of epidemic obesity.
People with type 1 diabetes must take insulin injections.