Need to know
Type 1 diabetes
Disease in which the pancreas does not produce any insulin.
The human body produces glucose and also gets glucose from foods like bread, potatoes, rice, pasta, milk and fruit.
The cause of type 1 diabetes remains unknown. It is not caused by eating too much sugar, and is not preventable.
Insulin therapy is required for treatment.
Insulin is injected by pen, syringe or pump.