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What is the treatment for juvenile diabetes?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Insulin

Juvenile diabetes is now called type 1 diabetes, an important distinction as more and more teens and tweens are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes now.
Type 1 diabetes is due to the immune system making antibodies that attack and destroy the cells in the pancreas that make insulin, so a person has no or very little insulin. Insulin is the core treatment for type 1 diabetes.

In brief: Insulin

Juvenile diabetes is now called type 1 diabetes, an important distinction as more and more teens and tweens are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes now.
Type 1 diabetes is due to the immune system making antibodies that attack and destroy the cells in the pancreas that make insulin, so a person has no or very little insulin. Insulin is the core treatment for type 1 diabetes.
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