Advice For Type 1 Diabetes

By Megan Taylor

What is Type 1 Diabetes

Type one diabetes is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas is destroyed and the glucose (sugar) can't get into the cell to be used as energy.This can effect the blood glucose levels to spike or low that if not watched and handled correctly can cause more problems for the diabetic and if untreated correctly may become deadly. Diabetic's are lucky science has created the blood meter that can check the blood to help them keep lood pressure in check.

OPHTHALMOLOGIST

Medical and surgical care for eyes/ vision and helps prevent eye diseases and injuries.

A ophthalmologist can help a diabetic with the symptoms of blurry vision.

PODIATRIST

Diagnoses and treats foot disorders. A diabetic can use a podiatrist to help with nerve damage.

ENDOCRINOLOGY

Damage in the nerves and glands. Symptoms of nerve damage may include tiredness.