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  • Diabetes is a condition of the endocrine system (the system of glands that delivers hormones)
  • Type 1 diabetes can occur at any age, but tends to develop in childhood.
  • Untreated diabetes can severely damage many systems, organs and tissues of the body.
  • There is no cure, but the disorder can be successfully managed with medication, dietary modifications and exercise.

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Reviewed on: 31-08-2014