Type 1 diabetes: Clemmy’s story

My name’s Clemmy and I have diabetes. I was diagnosed when I was 13 and I live with my parents in Reading. Before I was diagnosed I lost a lot of weight. For about a year I was very, very thin and at that point I was also getting a lot of eye infections. I…

Type 1 Diabetes | Nucleus Health

Type 1 diabetes is a condition in which your pancreas does not produce insulin, a hormone your body needs to maintain proper blood sugar levels. After you eat foods that contain carbohydrates, chemicals in your small intestine break them down into single sugar molecules called glucose. Next, the cells lining your small intestine absorb the…