type 1 diabetes mellitus

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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.
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type 1 diabetes mellitus

Brittle DM, insulin-dependent DM, juvenile-onset DM Endocrinology A severe form of DM caused by ↓ endogenous insulin production by the pancreas, which comprises +– 10% of DM Clinical Extreme hyperglycemia, lability of glucose control and ketosis; type 1 DM of recent onset may have IgG autoantibodies against glucose transport proteins. See Honeymoon period. See Diabetes mellitus. Cf type 2 DM.
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Patient discussion about type 1 diabetes mellitus

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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Moreover, we did not discuss more about type 1 diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).