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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.

What's new

COVID-19 has revealed new and exciting ways we can confront the pandemic of diabetes. A new peer-reviewed paper sponsored by diaTribe outlines some of the lessons learned and how we can approach health and wellness in the future. Continue Reading »

The American Diabetes Association released its 2022 Standards of Care, which provides an annual update on practice guidelines. Here's what these new updates mean, including your options for first-line glucose-lowering therapies, when you should be screened for diabetes, the expanded use of diabetes care technology, and more. Continue Reading »

For relatives of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D), about 5% have certain antibodies associated with causing T1D. By joining this clinical trial, you or your relatives could contribute to the future of prevention and early treatment of T1D. Continue Reading »

Many parents are wondering how they can best look after the mental wellbeing of their child with type 1 diabetes. We spoke with a licensed mental health counselor to provide you with several easy and actionable tips. Continue Reading »

Daya Betty, a 25-year-old drag queen from Springfield, Missouri, is showing the world that diabetes doesn’t have to stop you from doing whatever you want – including wearing a corset! Watch her compete on Season 14 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” premiering Jan. 7 on VH1. Continue Reading »

Now that the new year is underway, your resolutions may seem more challenging thank you envisioned. Instead of leaning into the latest fad diet or an expensive gym membership, learn about the importance of small mindset shifts to make your resolutions stick. Continue Reading »

Diabetes can be an isolating experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Even if you can’t connect with people in person, there are many ways to find community online. Learn about how to meet others virtually from forums to blogs to social media. Continue Reading »

Lilly’s new basal insulin, Rezvoglar, may provide a cheaper alternative to Lantus. This marks the second approval of a biosimilar long-acting insulin. Continue Reading »

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