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What causes diabetes mellitus type 1 to develop in children?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Autoimmunity
Autoimmune destruction of beta cells in the islets of pancreas abrogates the ability to produce insulin.
This may be instigated by viral infection, however no specific agent has been identified.

In brief: Autoimmunity
Autoimmune destruction of beta cells in the islets of pancreas abrogates the ability to produce insulin.
This may be instigated by viral infection, however no specific agent has been identified.
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