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Diabetic child testing his blood sugar in his living room.  A guitar is on his lap.

Myths, Facts, & Questions Surrounding Type 1 Diabetes

Click here for a printable version of this blog post. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system (which normally fights infection) attacks the cells in the pancreas that make the hormone insulin. We don’t completely understand what causes Type 1 diabetes, but we know that certain genes make someone more likely […]


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