Diabetes in Children – Part 2

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and we’re continuing to discuss diabetes Type 1 in children. The exact cause of type 1 diabetes is unknown. Scientists do know that in most people with type 1 diabetes the body’s own immune system — which normally fights harmful bacteria and viruses — mistakenly destroys the insulin-producing (islet) cells […]

Diabetes in Children

Type 1 diabetes in children is a condition in which your child’s pancreas no longer produces the insulin your child needs to survive, and you’ll need to replace the missing insulin. Type 1 diabetes in children used to be known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes.  The diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children can […]