It occurs in only five percent of Americans but is most common in Asia.
But it is often preceded by an infectious illness such as a respiratory infection or the stomach flu.
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Type 1 Diabetes.
These two treatments are equally effective, but a combination of the two is not significantly better than either alone.
In severe painful conditions patients may be referred to the Blaustein Chronic Pain Clinic for a multidisciplinary approach to pain management.
This happens because of reduced activity by the enzyme glucuronyltransferase, which conjugates, or converts, bilirubin to a water-soluble form after it is released from red blood cells at the end of their day life span.