There is no way to prevent type 1 diabetes. Mothers sometimes are advised not to give cow's milk to their babies for the first year of life to prevent allergies, and possibly to prevent type 1 diabetes in genetically susceptible infants, but there is no proof that this prevents the disease.
Treatment of type 1 diabetes requires insulin to be injected under the skin to make up for the insulin that is not produced by the body. Most often, this is accomplished with two to...Read more
Pregnancy Tracker: 31 weeks, 3 days Size of the Baby: Crown to rump length is over 11 inches! Biggest Obstacle: Scheduling all my... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
The two major forms of diabetes are type 1, previously called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or juvenile-onset diabetes, and type 2,... Read more »
Finding out your child has type 1 diabetes can be terrifying, and figuring out how to work diabetes care management into your life can be downright... Read more »