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Type 1 diabetes 

Type 1 diabetes
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Type 1 diabetes
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10.1093/med/9780199545629.003.003
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date: 05 May 2021

Incidence and epidemiology 54

Aetiology 56

Presentation 58

Aims of treatment 60

Types of insulin 62

Insulin absorption 64

Treatment of Type 1 diabetes 66

Alternative methods of insulin delivery 68

Type 1 diabetes accounts for approximately 10–15% of diagnosed diabetes. The frequency of Type 1 diabetes is increasing. In Europe the estimated increase is 3–4% with the highest increase being seen in children diagnosed under the age of 5 years (Pickup & Williams ...

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