Everything you need to know about type 1 diabetes mellitus

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Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition is caused by the body attacking its own pancreas with antibodies. The damaged pancreas in people affected with type 1 diabetes doesn’t make insulin. This type of diabetes gives rise to many medical risks such as diabetic retinopathy, diabetic neuropathy and diabetic nephropathy. There are even more serious risks of heart disease and stroke.

Symptoms

As the glucose is not used efficiently and spills into the urine, people with untreated Type 1 diabetes develop symptoms such as these mentioned below:

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