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Diabetes Type 1 Research Paper

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Diabetes Type 1 is a severe chronic disease, which arises from the lack of insulin caused by the destruction of insulin producing beta cells of the pancreas. It is an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys beta cells. In a healthy body, the immune system works as a guard, protecting our body from various foreign substances, such as viruses and bacteria, although in case of type 1 diabetes immune system destroys body’s own cells. (CITE)

Humans’ body contains cells, that are build from small molecules - antigens, whose are composed in such a way that they are unique for each individual. While developing, the body learns to perceive antigens as the cells that are harmless. However, if other antigens are attached to them, for example, bacterial
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