type I diabetes


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Noun1.type I diabetes - severe diabetes mellitus with an early onsettype I diabetes - severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease
diabetic acidosis, ketoacidosis - acidosis with an accumulation of ketone bodies; occurs primarily in diabetes mellitus
diabetes mellitus, DM - diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria; "when doctors say `diabetes' they usually mean `diabetes mellitus'"
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
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Half of them (n = 100) diagnosed with type I diabetes, whilst half of them (n = 100) with type II diabetes.
Byline: Blood disease types Type I diabetes is non-preventable, unlike Type II diabetes.
Rates of surgery-associated myocardial infarction were 0.06% with type i diabetes and 0.02% with type 2 diabetes.
There is no known way to prevent type I diabetes. Several clinical trials of methods to prevent type 1 diabetes are currently in progress or are being planned.
In type I diabetes the body produces little or no insulin.
Even with insulin therapy, type I diabetes is far from a benign disorder.
Flu-like symptoms can occur in children with type I diabetes.
* Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or Type I diabetes
All had started to show diabetes symptoms within the previous 6 weeks, and all had tested positive for at least one of three antibodies commonly detected in people with type I diabetes. These antibodies target one's own tissues and so are called autoantibodies.
A less common form of diabetes, known as insulin-dependent diabetes (IDDM), or Type I diabetes, tends to occur in young adults and children.
In type I diabetes, the immune system destroys insulin-producing beta cells housed in the pancreas.
The results bolster previous studies showing that strict glucose control reduces eye, nerve, and kidney complications stemming from type I diabetes, Nathan says.