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DIABETES TYPE I

Part II of my Diabetes Blogs (with more to come)

Type I Diabetes is usually (but not always) diagnosed in people under the age of 40. In Type I Diabetes, the pancreas is unable to produce ANY insulin and people must receive insulin as part of their treatment. They will require insulin for life – to replace the insulin their body cannot make on its own. Type I Diabetes can be caused by injury to the insulin – making part of the pancreas by certain viruses, destroyed by the immune system. It can also be Hereditary.

Continue to follow bogs on Diabetes – Type II Diabetes to follow in my next blog. We will also discuss risk factors, diet, treatment for diabetes and much more………