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he says. "It is treatable, even reversible." There are two types of diabetes : type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes , formerly known as juvenile diabetes , affects 10 percent of Americans diagnosed with diabetes. "[You're] not
remember the details of of his incredible story. Ra I was the first professional baseball player if position. To a play with type one diabetes . And what's even more amazing to me that I did wonderful video that this is made by use your brother on your side
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complications of the disease and improve your quality of life. Learn the types of diabetes The Different Types of Diabetes Type 1 diabetes is caused by an autoimmune condition that affects the insulin-producing cells—called beta cells—in the
and Oprah Offscreen, Mary has served as the international chairman of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for 23 years. Mary was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was in her 30s—nearly 40 years ago. Diabetes is a "very deceptive
The life of a working musician comes with its own pressures, but as someone with type 1 diabetes , Bret Michaels often deals with a larger-than-average amount of stress. Watch as he explains the most powerful tool he uses to get through the tough times.
smell the sweetness in his sweat." Once Baxter had stabilized, his moms scrambled to learn what they could about managing type 1 diabetes , which requires the constant monitoring of blood glucose levels, often via finger-prick blood tests (which Baxter, an
muscle. There's also a great deal of promise for stem cell treatments in patients with chronic autoimmune diseases like type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. What You Can Do Today If you think you might be a candidate for stem cell therapy, ask your
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aren't producing enough insulin, or your cells become resistant to insulin's actions, blood sugar rises. People with type 1 diabetes produce no insulin. People with type 2—the kind that is often caused by too much body fat and constitutes about 90 to