Unearthing the World of Diabetes.
my professor was talking about this in class...how diagnosing a kid with diabetes is not such a surprise anymore like it was a decade ago. the state of health of americans and probably ppl around the world is saddening.
Type 1diabetes is caused by a serious damage to beta cells of Islet of Langerhans found in the pancreas. Some people are genetically more prone to develop this type of diabetes. They have a specific subtype of HLA gene on their chromosome no. 6. After an infection in the body, which could be caused by a bacteria or a virus, the immune system of the body is activated. T
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