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What is Type 1 Diabetes and What Changes in Diet and Lifestyle Improve Outcomes?

Monday, November 29th 2021 10:00am 20 min read
Dr. Jessica Peatross dr.jess.md @drjessmd

Hospitalist & top functional MD who gets to the root cause. Stealth infection & environmental toxicity keynote speaker.

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that is more uncommon than type 2 diabetes. Only 5% to 10% of all diabetic patients have type 1 diabetes. With type 1 diabetes, the body cannot manufacture its own insulin to process glucose in the blood. A type 1 diabetic needs insulin through medication.

If you have type 1 diabetes, improving your overall health is crucial to living as well as you can. You can make dietary and lifestyle changes to support your wellbeing with type 1 diabetes.

Let’s take a look at the symptoms, risk factors, conventional treatments, and root causative factors that may increase the risk of developing type 1 diabetes. Then let’s take a look at holistic support strategies to improve your overall wellbeing.

What is type 1 diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic health condition in which the pancreas does not make insulin to process blood glucose.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), type 1 diabetes typically develops during childhood, the teenage years, or in young adults. However, it can develop in rare cases in older adults.

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