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autoimmune disease


Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks insulin producing cells in the pancreas.
  any of a large group of diseases characterized by a body’s immune system mistakenly attacking healthy tissues in the body
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  • Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks insulin producing cells in the pancreas.
  • An autoimmune disease specialist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, he also served as the doctor for HIV/AIDS patients at the state prison and knew all about Lucius and his recovery.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Two years had passed since his youngest daughter, Corina, had died of autoimmune disease after mistakenly being administered a new AIDS vaccine.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
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Associated words [difficulty]:   autoimmune disease [9] , lupus [5] , leprosy [6] , Addison’s disease [8] , psoriasis [8] , pneumonia [1] , TB [2] , asthma [2] , influenza [2] , malaria [2] , smallpox [2] , cholera [3] , diabetes [3] , measles [3] , polio [3] , typhoid [3] , ALS [4] , anemic [4] , sepsis [4] , yellow fever [4] , anemia [5] , lupus [5] , diphtheria [6] , hernia [6] , leprosy [6] , meningitis [6] , anthrax [7] , cerebral palsy [7] , encephalitis [7] , multiple sclerosis [7] , varicose veins [7] , Addison’s disease [8] , Lyme disease [8] , dengue fever [8] , emphysema [8] , hemorrhagic fever [8] , hypertension [8] , osteoporosis [8] , psoriasis [8] , Parkinson’s disease [9] , carpal tunnel syndrome [9] , myasthenia gravis [9] , type 1 diabetes [9] , type 2 diabetes [9]
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