juvenile-onset diabetes

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juvenile-onset diabetes

[′jü·vən·əl ¦ȯn‚set ‚dī·ə′bēd·ēz]
(medicine)
A form of diabetes mellitus which develops early in life and presents much more severe symptoms than the more common maturity-onset diabetes.
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In recent years, there has been an increase in the incidence (new cases) rate of type 1 diabetes in many countries.
Surgery-Associated Complications In Total Knee or Hip Replacements Type 1 diabetes Type 2 Diabetes patients (n = 8,728) patients (n = 57,041) Myocardial infarction 0.
In type 1 diabetes, a person's immune cells attack and eventually wipe out all the beta cells.
The authors conclude that more studies are needed to evaluate the possible role of environmental factors in the increase of type 1 diabetes in the Netherlands and to more accurately determine safe concentrations of nitrate in drinking water.
Norris of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver and her colleagues focused on type 1 diabetes risk.
By keeping blood sugar concentrations as close to normal as possible, people with Type 1 diabetes can prevent or slow the file-threatening complications of this disease, according to a new study An independent review panel halted the research after nine years -one year short of its planned length- because preliminary analysis of the data revealed such substantial benefits for people with Type I diabetes that continuing the study seemed unnecessary.