Type 1 Diabeties

Type 1  diabetes also know as juvenile diabetes is  a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. It typically appears in adolescence. There are 200k to 3M US cases per year. Treatment can help , always requires lab testing or imaging, and can last for years.  Most common ages affect are 14-60 years old .

Symptoms included: People may experience Urinary  :bedwetting or excessive urination,Whole body: sweating, nausea, excessive thirst, fatigue, or hunger, Also common: sleepiness, headache, blurred vision, vomiting, weight loss, or fast heart rate

Treatment ( witch can help): Prescription, Diabetes medication by injection Insulin, Insulin lispro (Humalog), Insulin glulisine (Apidra), Insulin aspart (NovoLog), Insulin glargine (Lantus), Insulin detemir (Levemir)

Specialist--Endocrinologist: Treats metabolic and hormone disorders., Primary care provider,(PCP): Prevents, diagnoses, and treats diseases., Nutritionist: Specializes in food and diet., Pediatrician: Provides medical care for infants, children, and teenagers.

Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 Pathophysiology. Type 1 diabetes occurs as a result of the body's immune system attacking the insulin producing beta cells of the pancreas, although it is not clear why this happens.

The exact cause of type 1 diabetes is unknown. In most people with type 1 diabetes, the body's own immune system ,which normally fights harmful bacteria and viruses , mistakenly destroys the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. Genetics may play a role in this process, and exposure to certain environmental factors, such as viruses, may trigger the disease.

Sources: Mayo Clinic and others.  News medical

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