Why my child? It is unfortunate it is your child. The cause of diabetes is not fully understood. Diabetes is most often associated with a genetically determined predisposition, the presence of autoimmunity and environmental influence. Is Insulin a must? Yes. Insulin is a must for Type 1 diabetes as their body is deficient of insulin. […]
Can children get Diabetes?
What is type 1 diabetes? Type 1 diabetes is characterized by a high level of sugar in the blood caused by a lack of insulin. Insulin is a hormone (a special messenger compound) made in cells (called beta cells) in an organ located behind the stomach called the pancreas. Nutrients in food are broken down […]