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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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Time in Range (TIR) is a well established and easy to use measurement of your daily glucose management. The glycemia risk index (or dysglycemia index) is an emerging measurement, currently being researched, that combines seven of your CGM metrics, including TIR, into a numeric score that your healthcare provider can use to quickly identify areas for adjustments within your glucose management. Continue Reading »

​Because Thanksgiving is often all about food, it can pose a challenge for those with diabetes. Learn how Jewels Doskicz and her family navigate the holiday by eating lots of veggies and protein, doing their best to carb count correctly, and adding in exercise – all while paying attention to Time in Range. Continue Reading »

Time in Range, or TIR, is quickly becoming a metric everyone is talking about in diabetes. Whether you’re a TIR expert, or you just learned about this new metric, learn how Michael Hattori used this helpful measurement to help him achieve type 2 diabetes remission. Continue Reading »

How can you prevent or slow the progression of diabetic neuropathy with a continuous glucose monitor (CGM)? Research shows that higher Time in Range (TIR) is associated with a lower risk of nerve damage in people with diabetes. Continue Reading »

Exciting new developments in diabetes research show that increasing your Time in Range can lower your risk of developing heart complications. Continue Reading »

After joining The diaTribe Foundation earlier this year, Julie Heverly recently assumed the role of senior director of the Time in Range Coalition. Read how Julie, along with the members of the Coalition, plans to work on increasing awareness and adoption of Time in Range among people with diabetes, healthcare providers, and regulatory agencies. Continue Reading »

As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic through the fall and winter, it is especially important for you to get both your seasonal flu shot and the COVID-19 booster shot to reduce your chances of getting sick – particularly if you have diabetes.  Continue Reading »

A compromise reached among Congress and the Biden-Harris Administration would add a drug pricing plan to the Build Back Better Act that includes an insulin copay cap, a cap on annual out-of-pocket prescription drug costs, a rule allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug costs, and a drug inflation tax penalty. If passed, the proposed plan could improve access to diabetes care for millions. Continue Reading »

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