Type 1 Diabetes

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Definition
where a person has a difficulty in maintaining a normal blood glucose level - due to their pancreas not creating any insulin
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Causes
Exact cause is unknown. when the pancreas is unable to produce any insulin - meaning that glucose cannot be moved out of the bloodstream and cells. usually genetic. viral infection
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Symptoms
increased thirst. frequent urination. feeling very tired. weight loss. blurred vision
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Treatments - Medical Interventions
insulin injections. insulin pump therapy
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Treatments - Lifestyle Changes
take regular exercise. eat healthily. do not smoke. limit alcohol consumption
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Exact cause is unknown. when the pancreas is unable to produce any insulin - meaning that glucose cannot be moved out of the bloodstream and cells. usually genetic. viral infection

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