What Is Type 1 Diabetes As 15 Percent Of Haitians Is Suffering From Diabetes
Many Haitians are currently suffering with type 1 diabetes. What is it?
What is Diabetes type 1? It is a loss of the insulin-producing beta cells of the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas leading to insulin deficiency. The majority of type 1 diabetes is of the immune-mediated nature, where beta cell loss is a T-cell mediated autoimmune attack.