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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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The Tu Salud study showed that use of a OneTouch Verio Flex meter with the Spanish-language OneTouch Reveal app in an underserved Hispanic population led to sustained improvements in diabetes management. Continue Reading »

Technologies like CGM and insulin pumps have the potential to revolutionize a person’s diabetes care and management. Unfortunately, too many people with diabetes, particularly people of color and those who are low-income, do not have access to these devices.  Continue Reading »

Did you know that something as seemingly unrelated to diabetes as getting a sunburn can actually have an effect on your glucose? Various environmental factors can affect your glucose levels and how you can effectively prepare to spend time outdoors. Continue Reading »

Whether your child has type 1 or type 2 diabetes, figuring out nutrition for school and childcare is a big part of managing glucose numbers – as well as nourishing a growing body. Continue Reading »

Diabetes technology has come a long way over the years, and even more exciting developments seem to be right on the horizon; however, it’s important to be aware of the psychological effects of these devices and the roles they play in diabetes distress. Continue Reading »

weight obesity and diabetes management

The relationship between obesity and diabetes is complex, but the many relevant factors related to genetics, lifestyle, and the environment are becoming clearer. Hear expert opinions on these relationships, as well as insights on treatments and weight stigma from diaTribe’s Solvable Problems in Diabetes panel discussion. Continue Reading »

Results from recent clinical trials have shown that GLP-1 receptor agonist medications are effective at lowering A1C and body weight.  Continue Reading »

The recent release of clinical trial results shows that Omnipod 5, an automated insulin delivery (AID) system, can significantly increase Time in Range and reduce stress around managing diabetes. Continue Reading »

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