What are the treatments for type 1 diabetes caused by viral infection?

Answer Entroviruses, a common family of viruses, can trigger the development of type 1 diabetes, especially in children. Treatment often follows a strict regimen that can be daunting to those afflicted wi... Read More »

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What are the treatments for type i diabetes?

With type 1 diabetes, the body no longer has the ability to produce insulin. Insulin, a hormone produced in the pancreas, is necessary to move blood sugar (or glucose) to the cells for energy. Type... Read More »

Is it true Type 2 diabetes can change to Type 1 diabetes?

No. Some people mistakenly think that Type 2 diabetes becomes Type 1 diabetes when insulin is needed, but that's not the definition of Type 1 diabetes. All Type 1 diabetics need insulin and some Ty... Read More »

Diabetics ... what do you think caused your diabetes?

I'm a Type 1, so I really have no idea. But I do remember getting a nasty virus about a year before my diagnosis that lasted for weeks. One of the theories is that certain viruses can trigger an ... Read More »

Blindness caused due to diabetes?

It is almost certainly the diabetes that is the reason behind your Dad's sight problems, but the immediate cause could be a number of things, some more serious than others.If the cause is cataracts... Read More »