Diabetes mellitus type 1 in children
Diabetes mellitus type 1 is a chronic metabolic disease characterized by hyperglycemia and absolute insulin deficiency secondary to destruction of pancreatic β-cells. Read the full Clinical Overview to learn the diagnosis, screening, treatment and more.
Type 1 diabetes (type 1 diabetes mellitus) is a long-term (chronic) disease. It occurs when the pancreas does not make enough of a hormone called insulin. Learn the risks, signs and symptoms and more.
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