Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

Alternative names
Type 1 diabetes; Juvenile onset diabetes; Diabetes - Type 1

Definition
Type 1 diabetes is a chronic (lifelong) disease that occurs when the pancreas produces too little insulin to regulate blood sugar levels appropriately.

see Diabetes - Type 1

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Last revised: December 5, 2012
by David A. Scott, M.D.

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