Is there a cure for juvenile diabetes?

Jennifer Shaw
Nutrition & Dietetics

Although there is a tremendous amount of research in this area, no one really knows what causes juvenile (usually Type I) diabetes, which results when the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin are destroyed. The only way to treat it is to take insulin to meet the body's needs.

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