Home > Pediatrics > Juvenile Diabetes Treatment Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Oct 06, 2008 by DCooke, Views: 996 Type 1 Diabetes, or Juvenile Diabetes in children is caused by the bodies inability to make insulin from the pancreas. Insulin has to be injected under the skin or in a vein to be effective. So the mainstay of treatment for type 1 diabetes is insulin injection. This can be with self injections a number of times per day, or with an insulin pump placed under the skin.