"Type 1 diabetes is like a fire in the beta cells. Ultimately the C-peptide levels (aka life in beta cells) depletes to undetectable because the fuel burning the fire is the insulin-producing cells. In the last century the use of insulin to treat diabetes has had an effect in controlling blood glucose but no response in controlling the autoimmune attack that provokes the disease."
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