Diabetes mellitus type 1

Diabetes mellitus type 1, also known as type 1 diabetes, is a form of diabetes mellitus in which not enough insulin is produced. This results in high blood sugar... Wikipedia

  • Specialty:  Endocrinology
  • Symptoms:  Frequent urination, increased thirst, increased hunger, weight loss
  • Usual onset:  Relatively short period of time
  • Causes:  Not enough insulin
  • Risk factors:  Family history, celiac disease
  • Diagnostic method:  Blood sugar, A1C
  • Prevention:  Unknown
  • Treatment:  Insulin, diabetic diet, exercise
  • Frequency:  ~7.5% of diabetes cases
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo