Chapter 1. Type 1 Diabetes

  1. Roy Taylor

Published Online: 19 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028858.ch1

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

How to Cite

Taylor, R. (2006) Type 1 Diabetes, in Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470028858.ch1

Author Information

  1. Department of Diabetes and Metabolism, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Newcastle Diabetes Centre, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470028827

Online ISBN: 9780470028858

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Keywords:

  • type 1 diabetes or juvenile onset diabetes;
  • insulin regime;
  • essentials of management;
  • hypoglycaemia;
  • ketoacidosis;
  • living with type 1 diabetes;
  • blood glucose testing;
  • microvascular complications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What causes type 1 diabetes?

  • Who gets type 1 diabetes?

  • How does it present?

  • Essentials of management

  • Complications

  • History

  • Fact file

  • Further reading