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Diabetes Center—Type 1

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Diabetes Center—Type 1

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  General Overview

Type 1 diabetes is a disorder in which the body does not make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps the body convert food into energy. Without insulin, glucose (sugar) from the food you eat cannot enter cells, causing your body tissue to become starved for energy.


  Living With Diabetes
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Read about one woman's experience of growing up with type 1 diabetes.

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  Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

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