Type 1 Diabetes refers to the condition where the vital organ in the body pancreas gets destroyed by the immune cells. This affects the body’s ability to produce insulin so badly required to convert the sugar into usable fuel. There are many symptoms, the main ones include increased hunger, thirst, even nausea and vomiting and frequent urination and so on.
HOW IS TYPE 1 DIABETES DIAGNOSED?
Testing of the blood sugar levels is the surest diagnosis for the presence of Type 1 Diabetes. Test of urine and blood is also simultaneously done, particularly in empty stomach or fasting and the fasting sugar levels and insulin production are assessed.
HOW IS TYPE 1 DIABETES TREATED?
The treatment of Type 1 Diabetes involves insulin injections, proper healthy diet and exercising to keep the blood sugar level under control.
DID YOU KNOW?
Keeping your feet clean is an important factor for people suffering from type 1 diabetes.