Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition that impairs the body’s ability to make insulin, which causes blood sugar to rise. High blood sugar can lead to problems with the heart and blood vessels, nerves, kidneys, eyes, feet, and more. Type 1 diabetes is much less common than type 2, accounting for only 5% of diabetes cases overall.

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Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes usually occurs in childhood or early adulthood, but it can sometimes begin later in life, too. Experts believe that the risk for type 1 diabetes is passed on in genes and that it might be triggered by environmental factors like viruses. While you can’t prevent type 1 diabetes, proper management can help prevent complications or slow it down. Read on to find out how.