Type 1 DiabetesThough it is less common compared to type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes known also as juvenile diabetes is a chronic condition belonging to the group diabetes mellitus linked to irregularities of insulin production by liver caused by body’s immune system problems (learn more what is diabetes). This type of diabetes is diagnosed mainly in teenagers and young adults. It is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the immune system attacks and starts killing beta cells in human pancreas responsible for insulin production. As a result, insulin production in the body substantially slows down or even stops completely, resulting in high increased of blood sugar levels and causing considerable damage to the body systems and organs. To prevent those kind of problems, people who suffer from type 1 diabetes have to take insulin on a constant basis, and inability to do so may result even in a loss of the life. Read the rest of this entry »