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diabetes, type 1

an autoimmune disease that occurs when T cells attack beta cells in the pancreas that are needed to produce insulin, so that the pancreas makes too little, or no insulin; the body is not able to metabolize blood glucose (sugar), to use it efficiently for energy, and toxic acids build up in the body; there is a genetic predisposition to type 1 diabetes