What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes occurs when the human body’s production of the hormone insulin drops severely. | All Around Primary Urgent Care | Louisville, KY

Type 1 diabetes occurs when the human body’s production of the hormone insulin drops severely. Insulin is responsible for processing the sugar glucose and turning it into instant energy for the body. However, the lack of insulin hinders the conversion process, resulting in an abundance of glucose in the body, which can cause severe, or even lethal complications. Continue reading What Is Type 1 Diabetes?