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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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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 »

Abbott has released a new iPhone app for its FreeStyle Libre 2 which offers several important upgrades, including improved remote monitoring, which helps people with diabetes and healthcare professionals. The Android version is now FDA approved as well. Continue Reading »

Social determinants of health describe the interaction between social, economic, and environmental factors and how they can influence a person’s health. Read below for insights from the 81st ADA Scientific Sessions on SDOH and how they impact people with diabetes. Continue Reading »

Read this inspiring photographic essay, cowritten by diaTribe editor, James S. Hirsch, entitled "Zion Unmatched." Continue Reading »

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