Committee
World Health Organisation (WHO)
Country
France

Author

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/18576

Position paper : France 


Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas isn’t able to produce all the insulin required to sustain the body. This is because the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. It represents 10 to 15 percent of all cases of diabetes and is the most common chronic childhood disease in developed nations. Type 2 diabetes is characterized by insulin resistance and/o...