Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is an autoimmune disease that leads to the destruction of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells. Insulin is an essential anabolic hormone that exerts multiple effects on glucose, lipid, protein, and mineral metabolism, as well as growth.How can type 1 diabetes mellitus be managed?
Because of this, type I diabetics are treated via insulin supplementation, delivered through a pump or via an injection. Prevention of this disease is still obscure since further research is needed to establish its exact pathogenesis. The incidence of type I diabetes mellitus globally is highly variable.How does type 1 diabetes mellitus develop?
It is generally agreed that Type I diabetes develops as a result of synergistic effects of immunologic, genetic and environmental factors that ultimately destroy the pancreatic beta cells. Although no single environmental factor has been identified that is shown to cause this disease.What is type 1 diabetes mellitus?
Type I diabetes mellitus, formerly referred to as juvenile-onset diabetes mellitus or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. This condition is known to occur at any age group, but the majority of affected individuals are diagnosed in their mid-teenage years. This condition is characterized by a deficiency in the pancreatic hormone, called insulin.