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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

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Diabetes mellitus type 1

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* Not a rare disease

Other Names for this Disease

  • Diabetes mellitus, insulin dependent
  • IDDM
  • Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
  • Juvenile-onset diabetes
  • Type 1 diabetes
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Diabetes mellitus, insulin dependent
  • IDDM
  • Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
  • Juvenile-onset diabetes
  • Type 1 diabetes
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.