OVERVIEW OF DIABETES TYPE I
What is diabetes type I?
In order to understand the disease we firstly need to know about insulin. Insulin is a
hormone. The role of insulin is to convert the food we eat into various useful substances,
discarding everything that is wasteful.
It is the job of insulin to see that the useful substances are put to best use for our
well-being. The useful substances are used for building cells, are made ready for immediate
expenditure as energy and also stored for later energy expenditure.
The cause of diabetes is an absolute or lack of the hormone insulin. As a result of this
lack of insulin the processes that involve converting the foods we eat into various useful
substances does not... View More »