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What is Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus?

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus results when the pancreas, an organ that is responsible for secreting digestive enzymes into the small intestine, fails to produce enough insulin leading to an elevated blood glucose level. Insulin is an important enzyme that is specifically found in Beta cells of the pancreas and is in charge of regulating blood glucose levels. Secretion of insulin ...

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