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Alison Gallagher

Consultant physician and diabetologist at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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  • Type 1 diabetes: pathophysiology and diagnosis Subscription

    CP, 2013Comments (3)

    Type 1 diabetes is caused by the autoimmune destruction of the insulin-producing b-cells of the islets of Langerhans. Genetic and environmental factors are thought to play a part in the onset of the disease, which usually occurs in childhood and young adulthood.

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