I advise all diabetes patients to vaccinate against COVID-19

The indication is also valid for those with type 1 diabetes or multiple complications. Follow the authorities’ instructions regarding the type of vaccine and the time of vaccination. Get vaccinated for yourself, but also to show your love for those around you, loved ones or simple strangers.
Dr Sorin Ioacara

What will you find on this site?

Here, you have access to reliable medical information provided by a specialist doctor in endocrinology and pediatric diabetes. Thus, we dedicate all our attention to children with diabetes.

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Basic notions

Newly discovered diabetes? It all starts with a correct diagnosis and classification of the disease. You will find here the necessary information at the beginning of your road.

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Type 1 diabetes

Children and young people with type 1 diabetes can have a happy and unlimited life. Anything is possible with the right coach. Discover here the new concepts of diabetes care.

Un copac cu un trunchi masiv si coroana bogata sugerand clasificarea diabetului secundar

Secondary diabetes

When you know the primary cause of the disease, you call it secondary diabetes. Diagnosing MODY or neonatal diabetes has a high impact on treatment and quality of life.

O fetita se uita printr-o fereastra si se reflecta in ea.

Type 1 diabetes symptoms

Increased thirst and frequent urination are the main symptoms of type 1 diabetes. Finger-stick glucose should be measured urgently.

The weight loss, tiredness, blurred vision, nausea and vomiting appear only later during the diabetes onset.

Type 1 diabetes causes

Environmental factors play the main role in the development of type 1 diabetes-specific autoimmunity.

They interfere either in the intrauterine period or after birth. Some of them are risk factors, while others act as protective factors.

O fetita imbracata in roz se uita in sus la un copac inflorit.
Cuvantul risk scris cu neoane pe un perete.

T1DM – risk of occurrence

Type 1 diabetes mellitus can develop in absolutely anyone, regardless of age or family history. It can occur in people aged both under one year and over 75 years. Let’s find out together how this risk varies depending on some particular situations.

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T1DM – stages of evolution

Are you newly discovered with type 1 diabetes? The correct diagnosis is stage 3 of type 1 diabetes. In reality, diabetes started and could be diagnosed many years before. Stage 1 can sometimes be diagnosed decades before stage 3. Are you curious?

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T1DM – diabetic ketoacidosis

A relatively small amount of insulin is sufficient to keep the production of ketone bodies in the liver blocked. Ketoacidosis occurs when this minimum amount of insulin is no longer available. You can almost always avoid the ketoacidosis at the onset of diabetes!

Diabetes mellitus in children

“A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer”


“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million”

Walt Streightiff

“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives”

Albert Einstein

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