Diabetes tipo I

Como respuesta a los altos niveles de glucosa en la sangre, las células productoras de insulina en el páncreas segregan la hormona insulina. La diabetes tipo I se presenta cuando el sistema inmunológico del propio cuerpo destruye estas células.Diabetes tipo I

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Last reviewed 6/18/2013 by Brent Wisse, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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