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Type 1 diabetes mellitus

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is a chronic disease characterized by insulin deficiency as a consequence of pancreatic β-cell loss. This PrimeView highlights the mechanisms underlying T1DM, including immunemediated pancreatic β-cell loss.

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Type 1 diabetes mellitus. Nat Rev Dis Primers 3, 17017 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2017.17

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