Type 1 Diabetes

What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

In Type 1 Diabetes insulin-making cells in our pancreas are destroyed by the immune system. These cells called beta cells. These conditions are usually diagnosed in children and young people, so it was called juvenile diabetes.
Insulin is a type of hormone that helps cells use glucose as energy. Our body gets glucose from the food we eat. Insulin allows glucose to be passed through the blood into your body’s cells.

Type 1 diabetes symptoms?

Symptoms and signs of diabetes in type 1 may appear relatively rare and may include:
*Increasing thirst.
*Constant urination doing.
*Bedwetting in children who did not wet the bed during the night before.
*Extreme hunger (especially after meals).
*Stomach(belly) pain.
*Rapidly breathing.
*Unintended Loss of weight.
*There is a change in mood and irritability.
*Tiredness and weakness.
*Unclear vision.

Causes of Type 1 Diabetes:-

Insulin is a type of hormone that helps to move sugar, or glucose, into your body’s tissues. Our cells use it as fuel.

Damage to beta cells from type 1 diabetes stops the process. Glucose does not enter your cells because insulin is not there to work. Instead, it builds up in your blood and keeps your cells starve. It causes high blood sugar, which can cause:

  • Dehydration.
  • Weight loss.
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).
  • Damage to your body.
Type 1 Diabetes Treatment:-

Treatment of type 1 diabetes includes: Taking insulin. Carbohydrate, fat, and protein count. Frequent monitoring of blood sugar.
Insulin and medicine.

*Short-acting(regular) insulin.
*Fast-acting insulin.
*Intermediate-acting (NPH) insulin.
*Long-acting insulin.

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