This module covers:
- The causes, diagnosis and management of type 1 diabetes
- Treatment aims for people with type 1 diabetes
- Insulin types used in the management of type 1 diabetes
- How pharmacists can help people manage their diabetes effectively
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Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is a disorder characterised by an absence of insulin synthesis. Onset can occur in childhood, around puberty, or in the twenties; it is more prevalent in Caucasians than other ethnicities.
Since 1996, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK has increased from 1.4 million to 2.9 million. The UK has the fifth highest European incidence of childhood diabetes and by 2025 it is estimated that 5 million people will