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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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Hear from Tom Lang, a health coach with 20+ years of experience working with people with diabetes and prediabetes, on how a simple morning walk can dramatically improve your heart health and diabetes management.  Continue Reading »

A diabetes diagnosis can be frightening and confusing. Taking care of your mental health (as well as your physical health) is key to living a healthy life with diabetes. Shawn Laib discusses his journey coming to terms with his diagnosis and what he has learned from others. Continue Reading »

While diabetes and prediabetes treatments have traditionally focused on managing your glucose, recent research highlights the importance of weight loss in type 2 diabetes prevention, management, and remission. Continue Reading »

Rice is a main food staple in many cultures, but it can cause glucose spikes for people with diabetes. From rice alternatives to smaller portions, here are some ways to navigate this challenge. Continue Reading »

Traveling provides very specific challenges for people with diabetes. Alan Uphold shares his experiences traveling, what tools and tricks he uses, and his checklist when planning a vacation. Continue Reading »

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 »

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