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Fierce Autie: Parent of a Type One Diabetic Speaking out Against Stigma

 

Diabetes is a very serious medical condition that comes in two types. Type one and type 2. Type one has no known cause. It is an autoimmune disorder where the T cells attack the insulin-producing beta cells. Type 2 has several factors including genetics, lifestyle, and environment. It is usually later onset but not all the time. It causes the body to resist insulin so the pancreas has to work overtime to make more insulin.

Source: Fierce Autie: Parent of a Type One Diabetic Speaking out Against Stigma



By Eve Reiland

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