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What is type I diabetes?
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Insulin deficiency
Type i dm is an autoimmune disorder that affects both males and females and is characterized by immune destruction of the Insulin producing cells, called the beta cells, in the pancreas.
Such destruction will lead to a state of Insulin deficiency and cause the affected individual to be Insulin dependent in order to sustain life. Presently, there is effective treatment, not cure. Research is ongoin.

In brief: Insulin deficiency
Type i dm is an autoimmune disorder that affects both males and females and is characterized by immune destruction of the Insulin producing cells, called the beta cells, in the pancreas.
Such destruction will lead to a state of Insulin deficiency and cause the affected individual to be Insulin dependent in order to sustain life. Presently, there is effective treatment, not cure. Research is ongoin.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice
In brief: No Insulin
Type ! diabetes occurs when the pancreas cannot make insulin.
It is an auto-immune disease.

In brief: No Insulin
Type ! diabetes occurs when the pancreas cannot make insulin.
It is an auto-immune disease.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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