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Type 1 Treatment

Type 1 Treatment
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In patients with type 1 diabetes, their bodies don’t produce insulin. You need insulin to survive. Patients with type 1 diabetes need to take insulin for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, we don’t have an easy way to give insulin so most people with type 1 diabetes are best treated with 3 or 4 injections of insulin a day or with an insulin pump. An insulin pump is a medical device that continuously infuses insulin into the body. Those are the only approved treatments right now for type 1 diabetes.

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Merri Pendergrass, MD

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Merri Pendergrass, MD

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Board Certified Endocrinologist
Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Director of the Adult Diabetes Program

Doctor Profile

Merri Pendergrass, MD

Endocrinologist

Board Certified Endocrinologist
Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Director of the Adult Diabetes Program

Doctor Profile

Merri Pendergrass, MD

Endocrinologist

Board Certified Endocrinologist
Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Director of the Adult Diabetes Program

Doctor Profile

Merri Pendergrass, MD

Endocrinologist

Board Certified Endocrinologist
Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Director of the Adult Diabetes Program

Doctor Profile

Merri Pendergrass, MD

Endocrinologist

Board Certified Endocrinologist
Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Director of the Adult Diabetes Program

Doctor Profile

Merri Pendergrass, MD

Endocrinologist

Board Certified Endocrinologist
Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Director of the Adult Diabetes Program

Doctor Profile

Merri Pendergrass, MD

Endocrinologist

Board Certified Endocrinologist
Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Director of the Adult Diabetes Program

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