Top Autoimmune Diseases
|AGE OF ONSET
|Children or young adults
|Inadequate production of cortisol and, sometimes, aldosterone
|Hormone replacement for cortisol and, if needed, aldosterone
|All age groups, but usually diagnosed between 20 and 30 years of age
|Inflamation, caused by tumor necrosis factor
|Type 1 Diabetes
|Childhood and young adult
|Islet cells in the pancreas
|Destruction of islets cells prevents the production of insulin
|Usually after the age...
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