Type 1 Diabetes ( Juvenile Diabetes )

Insulin dependent Diabetes

  1. A chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin.

    Type 1 Diabetes is also called Juvenile Diabetes . It typically appears in adolescence.

    It can also occur in children and adolescents depending on how many B-cells of the pancreas are non-functioning.

The onset of symptoms corresponds to an 80% reduction in beta cell mass.

Symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination, hunger, fatigue and blurred vision.