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Diabetes: Combating Childhood Diabetes (Juvenile Diabetes)

  By posted Jul 23rd 2013
Healthy Living

Did you know that diabetes alone kills 12,000 children in India every year. Juvenile diabetes also known as insulin-dependent diabetes is a disorder, commonly diagnosed in children that disturbs the body's immune system. Juvenile diabetes occurs when the beta cells, which make insulin are destroyed. Hence, the need for external insulin sources arises.


*Data Courtesy: Sheryl Salis,  Senior Registered Nutritionist, Naturopath and Certified Diabetes Educator with a rich experience of 13 years in the field of nutrition and metabolic disorders. 


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