Type 1 diabetes

What is type 1 diabetes? Type one diabetes is an autoimmune disorder whereby the body attacks insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, causing insufficient insulin production and uncontrolled blood glucose levels in the cardiovascular system leading to an array of health complications. Find out more about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of type 1 diabetes here.

Type 1 diabetes linked to gut

Researchers found that changes in gut bacteria and inflammation in the small intestine may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes.

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Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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