Type I diabetes is also called insulin-dependent diabetes, since this type of disease stops the insulin needed by the pancreas and must be supplied by external hormone through injected artificial insulin.
It is important to keep in mind that once you are diagnosed with this type of diabetes, you must maintain a strict control of glucose levels by the examination of glycemia in order to maintain the appropriate levels since it can put at risk your life.
Symptoms such as:
- Frequent thirst and urine
- Frequent tiredness
- Constant appetite and hunger
- Weight loss
- Irregularities in healing among others
How to prevent it?
Type I Diabetes is a condition in which prevention and care are directed to the patient who has been diagnosed with the disease. Treatment focuses on the constant control of glycemia.
Patients have to be aware that in order to treat this type of diabetes the use of the glucose meter is essential, since it involves the injection of insulin.
Patients’ vision should be taken care of and no injuries should be generated in the body that can become difficult to heal, if this occurs, it can place the patient’s life at risk.