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Juvenile diabetes

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Juvenile diabetes

(Science: endocrinology) a severe metabolic disorder which has an abrupt onset before the age of twenty. In it, an insulin deficiency prevents the body from using carbohydrates properly and forces it to rely mainly on protein metabolism.

treatment of the disease includes strict dietary regulation and mandatory insulin injections.