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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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Irl B. Hirsch, MD, an internationally-recognized diabetes expert and former ADA Clinician of the Year, is a professor of medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Medical Director of the Diabetes Care Center at the University of Washington Medical Center. Continue Reading »

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