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Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1

A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.

Year introduced: 2005 (1984)

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Tree Number(s): C18.452.394.750.124, C19.246.267, C20.111.327

MeSH Unique ID: D003922

Entry Terms:

  • Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin Dependent
  • Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Juvenile-Onset
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Juvenile Onset
  • Juvenile-Onset Diabetes Mellitus
  • IDDM
  • Juvenile-Onset Diabetes
  • Diabetes, Juvenile-Onset
  • Juvenile Onset Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Sudden-Onset
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Sudden Onset
  • Sudden-Onset Diabetes Mellitus
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Dependent, 1
  • Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus 1
  • Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus 1
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Diabetes, Type 1
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type I
  • Diabetes, Autoimmune
  • Autoimmune Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Brittle
  • Brittle Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Ketosis-Prone
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Ketosis Prone
  • Ketosis-Prone Diabetes Mellitus

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