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is there a reason it matters if you have untreated type 1 diabetes?

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Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Suffer: If you donot treat it you have many organs ( brain, heart, liver, skin , kidney , bone ) suffer, so donot even think about no treatment.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Death for sure: Within as little as a few days, patients with known and untreated type 1 diabetes will die from complications related to diabetic ketoacidosis.
Answered on Apr 6, 2013

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