1. Type 1 Diabetes

  1. Roy Taylor1,2 and
  2. Deborah Batey3

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119968573.ch1

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

How to Cite

Taylor, R. and Batey, D. (2012) Type 1 Diabetes, in Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119968573.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, UK

  2. 2

    The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Newcastle, West Northumberland & Gateshead Retinal Screening Service, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658499

Online ISBN: 9781119968573

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Keywords:

  • type 1 diabetes;
  • beta cell destruction in pancreas;
  • type 1 diabetes, earlier referred as juvenile-onset;
  • insulin replacement, in sustaining life;
  • commonly used insulins, time of action;
  • insulin pump, as alternatives;
  • normal food, with few changes;
  • hypos, if injected insulin, food consumed, not being balanced;
  • high levels of ketones, and ketoacidosis;
  • blood glucose testing

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

  • Further reading