Diabetes and Immunology
Diabetes Immunology studies the immune system mechanisms and their impact on diabetes. A better understanding of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mechanisms lead to better treatments and prevention strategies. Since T1D is an autoimmune disease, researches are going on about how the immune system reacts to the conditions and if any environmental factors trigger it.
The immune system mainly focuses on body health condition by keeping us free from infection. Just like other organ system, problems with the immune system can occur, leading to the development of long term conditions, including diabetes complications.