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What is the role of the immune system in the development of type 1 diabetes?

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Type 1 diabetes involves immune system antibodies attacking and destroying insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. By young adulthood, people with type 1 diabetes require insulin injections to survive.

From: What Are Autoimmune Disorders? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Goldman, L. Saunders, 2007. Firestein, G. W.B. Saunders Company, 2008.

Cecil Medicine, Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology,

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 14, 2018

SOURCES: Goldman, L. Saunders, 2007. Firestein, G. W.B. Saunders Company, 2008.

Cecil Medicine, Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology,

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 14, 2018

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