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How does the endocrine system work with the immune system to get diabetes?

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Dr. Mark Sacher
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In brief: Antibodies

In type one diabetes, our own body's antibodies go haywire and attack the islts of langerhans of the pancreas.
Islet of langerhans cells produce insulin. By the antibodies destroying the panceatic cells, no or little Insulin is produced and diabetes occurrs.

In brief: Antibodies

In type one diabetes, our own body's antibodies go haywire and attack the islts of langerhans of the pancreas.
Islet of langerhans cells produce insulin. By the antibodies destroying the panceatic cells, no or little Insulin is produced and diabetes occurrs.
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