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Diabetes Prevention and Control

Types of Diabetes

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E-mail: Diabetes@alaska.gov
Phone: 907-269-8035
Fax: 907-269-5446

Type 1 Diabetes Support


Overview

Type 1 Diabetes is a condition that causes the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood to get too high. In type 1 diabetes, blood sugar levels rise out of control because the body has stopped making enough of the hormone called insulin. The job of insulin is to move sugar from the blood into cells. Type 1 diabetes is most often found when a person is a child or young adult. 

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To learn more contact: diabetes@alaska.gov