How to use Type 1 diabetes in a sentence
People with type 1 diabetes will require insulin injections for the rest of their life.
In part 3, they examine genome-wide searches for type 1 diabetes susceptibility genes.
It doesn't seem to change blood sugar levels for people with Type 1 diabetes.
While type 2 is the most prevalent, consisting of 90 to 95 percent of diabetes patients in the United States, type 1 diabetes is more common in children.
Children who develop type 1 diabetes must eventually take regular insulin injections to keep blood glucose levels under control and do the job of the pancreas.Advertisement
While type 2 diabetes is a growing problem among American youth due to climbing obesity rates and more sedentary lifestyles, type 1 diabetes is more prevalent in children and adolescents.
An estimated one in 400 to 500 children have type 1 diabetes.
Up to 90 percent of cases of type 1 diabetes are the autoimmune subtype, sometimes called type 1A or immune-mediated diabetes.
The other subtype of type 1 diabetes is called idiopathic, or type 1B diabetes.
People who have idiopathic type 1 diabetes also experience beta cell destruction, but it is due to a chromosomal abnormality or an unknown cause rather than any autoimmune process.Advertisement
Children with type 1 diabetes must take insulin injections or infusions.
Children with type 1 diabetes need daily injections of insulin to help their bodies use glucose.
Transplantation of a healthy pancreas into a patient with type 1 diabetes can eliminate the need for insulin injections; however, this transplant is typically done only if a kidney transplant is performed at the same time.
While the onset of type 1 diabetes is unpredictable, the risk of developing type 2 diabetes may be reduced by maintaining ideal weight and exercising regularly.
Honeymoon phase-A period of time shortly following diagnosis of type 1 diabetes during which a child's need for insulin may decrease or disappear altogether.Advertisement
Among children with diabetes, hypoglycemia is much more common in those with type 1 diabetes (also known as insulin-dependent diabetes or juvenile diabetes) than in those with type 2 diabetes (formerly known as adult-onset diabetes).
Care-givers of children with type 1 diabetes should have access to an emergency glucagon kit and be trained in its use.
One researcher in Australia stated that the stresses on families with children diagnosed with moderate or severe AD are greater than the burdens on families with children with type 1 diabetes.
The condition is often associated with the development of Type 1 diabetes mellitus (Type 1 DM) or juvenile onset diabetes.Diabetes causes elevated blood sugar levels in your blood due to deficient insulin production within your pancreas.
Despite the name juvenile diabetes, type 1 diabetes can be diagnosed at any stage of life, although diagnosis in childhood through young adulthood is most common.Advertisement