Type 1 Diabetes Signs and Symptoms
Type 1 diabetes (or insulin-dependent-diabetes mellitus) occurs when the pancreas loses its ability to produce insulin, leading to excessive levels of glucose in the blood. Type 1 diabetes usually starts at an early age, and affects 5 to 10 percent of people with diabetes. There are people with a genetic susceptibility to Type 1 diabetes. However, even people with no family history of the disease can develop it. We have put together a list of common signs and symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes below.