Type 1 Diabetes Slideshow

Common Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments for Type 1 Diabetes

This slideshow explains the most common causes, symptoms, and treatments for type 1 diabetes, formerly known as juvenile diabetes. Learn simple ways you can manage your type 1 diabetes to live a long and healthy life.

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Type 1 Diabetes: What Is It?

Type 1 Diabetes: What Is It?

Type 1 diabetes used to be called juvenile diabetes because the majority of people who were diagnosed with it were kids and young adults. But it’s possible to develop it later in life, too.

With this disease, your body doesn’t produce enough of the hormone insulin. Without insulin, your body can’t use glucose properly. Find out more about insulin, as well as causes, symptoms, and treatments of type 1 diabetes in this slideshow.