Prognosis of Type 1 diabetes


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Type 1 diabetes usually refers to the likely outcome of Type 1 diabetes. The prognosis of Type 1 diabetes may include the duration of Type 1 diabetes, chances of complications of Type 1 diabetes, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Type 1 diabetes, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Type 1 diabetes. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis of Type 1 diabetes: Good in the short-term, possibility of severe complications later in life.
Prognosis for Type 1 diabetes: Diabetes is relatively easy to control with proper medical attention, and acute complications are increasingly rare. However, long-term complications such as disorders of the eye, kidney, circulatory system, and nerve fibers are common. If left untreated, diabetes can result in death. 1
Complications: see complications of Type 1 diabetes

1. excerpt from Endocrine Diseases: NWHIC

Last revision: April 10, 2003

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