Doctors For Diabetes Type 1 In Khanpur

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How can I find treatment of Diabetes Type 1?

Diabetes Type 1 is a chronic disease in which the pancreas produces very little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone required by our body to utilize sugar (glucose) to produce energy. It may be caused by a variety of reasons, including genetics and some viruses. Type 1 diabetes commonly happens during infancy or adolescence but occurs in adulthood as well.

Diabetes Type 1 Facts and Figures 

According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), more than 19 million people in Pakistan have diabetes. Since this Type 1 diabetes also affects children, over 1.1 million children and adolescents worldwide have this condition. In addition, it is considered one of the top ten causes of death, particularly in people above 60. Some facts and statistics about Diabetes Type 1 in Pakistan have been listed below:

Prevalence of Diabetes in Pakistan17.1% (Over 19 Million people) 
Commonly AffectsChildren and Adolescents 
At-Risk GenderMales 
Age for Early symptomsChildhood to early adulthood
Average Age for DiagnosisBefore 40 Years
Problems related to Diabetes Type 1Kidney damage, Heart and blood vessel disease, Neuropathy, Diabetic Foot 
Specialists Who Treat Diabetes Type 1Diabetologists