type 1 diabetes

noun
\ ˈtīp-ˈwən- How to pronounce type 1 diabetes (audio) \

Definition of type 1 diabetes

: a form of diabetes mellitus that usually develops during childhood or adolescence and is characterized by a severe deficiency in insulin secretion resulting from atrophy of the islets of Langerhans and causing hyperglycemia and a marked tendency toward ketoacidosis

called also insulin-dependent diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, type 1 diabetes mellitus

Examples of type 1 diabetes in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rodgers was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2017 and has since committed himself to educating clients about proper diet and exercise. Brett Williams, Men's Health, 15 July 2022 Having another autoimmune disorder, such as psoriasis or type 1 diabetes, raises your risk of developing MS. Korin Miller, SELF, 12 Nov. 2021 The Rock of Love star, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 6, had surgery to repair a hole in his heart following a mini-stroke in 2011, a year after suffering a brain hemorrhage. Shafiq Najib, PEOPLE.com, 3 July 2022 The medicine is not indicated for use in patients with type 1 diabetes. Matthew Herper, STAT, 14 May 2022 There are no silver bullets in managing type 1 diabetes. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 9 June 2022 Insulin injections are vital in the management of type 1 diabetes, whereas dietary choices can only do so much. Christine Byrne, Outside Online, 12 Mar. 2021 Sugar restriction crashed into my orbit when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age seven. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 2 June 2022 Lila has type 1 diabetes, meaning that her pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin, the hormone which regulates the amount of glucose in your blood. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 3 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of type 1 diabetes

1982, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jul 2022

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“Type 1 diabetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/type%201%20diabetes. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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type 1 diabetes

noun
\ ˌtīp-ˈwən- How to pronounce type 1 diabetes (audio) \

Medical Definition of type 1 diabetes

: diabetes of a form that usually develops during childhood or adolescence and is characterized by a severe deficiency of insulin secretion resulting from atrophy of the islets of Langerhans and causing hyperglycemia and a marked tendency toward ketoacidosis

called also insulin-dependent diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, juvenile diabetes, juvenile-onset diabetes, type 1 diabetes mellitus

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