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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...

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