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Type 1

Whether you have type 1 diabetes, are a caregiver or loved one of a person with type 1, or just want to learn more, we have many resources to give you an overview of type 1 diabetes.

New to type 1 diabetes? Visit our Newly Diagnosed page for a variety of resources to help you navigate the journey. You can also check out "Starting Point: Type 1 Diabetes Basics" for some of the basics: what is type 1, what are its symptoms, how is it treated, helpful links, and more.

Read Adam Brown's Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me for hundreds of tips on better managing diabetes.

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Quality measures are tools to evaluate the effectiveness and quality of healthcare. Measures such as A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol are used to understand health at the population level to ensure people with diabetes are getting the best care possible. At The diaTribe Foundation, we believe that Time in Range would be a valuable addition to the quality measures for diabetes care. Continue Reading »

At the ADCES 2021 conference three diabetes care and education specialists gave their recommendations for how to craft an individual exercise routine and how to avoid common pitfalls. Continue Reading »

Curious to know what apps are available to you to help you manage a variety of health conditions? At the ADCES 2021 conference, experts discussed the best options out there from diabetes prevention to weight management to exercise and more. Continue Reading »

A survey jointly conducted by diabetes research company dQ&A and The diaTribe Foundation assessed how well endocrinologists understood Time in Range and which diabetes metrics they consider most important for setting treatment goals. Continue Reading »

Julie Heverly describes one harrowing day when her glucose levels teetered between way too high and way too low and how she navigated this challenge.  Continue Reading »

Navigating health insurance can be tricky. We’ve compiled a list of the most common terms you might come across to minimize any confusion in the terminology.

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diaTribe’s Community Manager Cherise Shockley led an online discussion about Time in Range with Shay Webb, a diabetes advocate, and Julia Blanchette, a diabetes care and education specialist and nurse scientist. They covered a host of topics, including first introductions to Time in Range and preventing emotional burnout. Continue Reading »

The Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists 2021 conference covered the impacts of diabetes stigma, smart MDI therapies, insulin delivery by means other than an insulin pump, the latest in diabetes tech, and more! Continue Reading »

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