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Type 1 Diabetes Directory

Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body's own immune system destroys the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas (called beta cells). These cells produce insulin, which is needed to control blood sugar. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about type 1 diabetes, symptoms, diagnosis, how to treat it, and much more.

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