Type 1 diabetes mellitus is an autoimmune condition, where the body is incapable of producing enough insulin to control blood glucose levels. It results in reduced or no production of insulin, as the body’s immune system attacks the cells in the pancreas. This condition can be managed by Insulin therapy only.
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Query: Hi doctor, My wife and I have type 1 diabetes. I have had it for the past few years; my wife was diagnosed with type 1 last year. My question is since both of us have diabetes, can it affect our baby? My wife is five months pregnant. I am worried about the little one. How can I prevent complications... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If both parents have type 1 diabetes, the child will likely develop it. It is a genetic factor. However, if the child is taught to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle and healthy diet habits, then the child may not get affected by it. Thank you. Read Full »