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How do people get type 1 diabetes?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: See below

1. Typical type 1- is a genetic disease where beta-cells-lose of Insulin production is triggered by unknown factors in environment-? Virus, environmental toxins.

In brief: See below

1. Typical type 1- is a genetic disease where beta-cells-lose of Insulin production is triggered by unknown factors in environment-? Virus, environmental toxins.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Quirky antibodies

T1dm is the endpoint to a quirky reaction to a viral illness.
The body makes antibodies to the virus which chases them off, but the antibodies linger & begin attacking the Insulin producing cells in your body. The antibodies eventually end your ability to make Insulin & you must use artificial Insulin to replace it.

In brief: Quirky antibodies

T1dm is the endpoint to a quirky reaction to a viral illness.
The body makes antibodies to the virus which chases them off, but the antibodies linger & begin attacking the Insulin producing cells in your body. The antibodies eventually end your ability to make Insulin & you must use artificial Insulin to replace it.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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