Diabetes mellitus is a combination of several diseases with various etiologies. Each one of these diseases have one thing in common, high blood glucose level thanks to insufficient secretion of insulin from the cells of the Langerhans islets in the pancreas. This high blood glucose results in the symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger).
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Type 1 diabetes mellitus is also known as T1DM, insulin dependent diabetes, or juvenile diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a serious ailment in which the pancreas generates little or no insulin. Type 1 diabetes develops usually in kids and young adults but may appear at any age. Numerous variables may lead to type 1 diabetes, such as genetics and contact with certain viruses. Some symptoms are: Excessive thirst, high levels of urination, nausea, fatigue, blurred vision, etc.