Type 1 Diabetes

The High Peak Diabetic Group try to make it easier to understand and treat diabetes.

Type 1 (insulin dependent diabetes) usually affects children and young people. Their pancreas has ceased to function, and they require daily injections of insulin.

Similarly patients who have had their pancreas removed, ether because of injury or disease will instantly become Type 1 (as with singer Chris Rea)

QUITE OFTEN PEOPLE DO NOT KNOW THE FACTS ABOUT DIABETES.