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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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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 »

LifeScan recently launched OneTouch Solutions, a platform that might save you time and money. OneTouch Solutions allows you to connect your OneTouch blood glucose meter with a variety of top-rated health services with the option of bundled subscriptions. Continue Reading »

One Drop, a digital health coaching platform providing personal care for people with chronic conditions worldwide, recently announced the release of a cardiovascular disease prevention program powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Continue Reading »

Glucagon is a hormone released by your pancreas that raises the amount of glucose in your blood to help make sure you don’t develop hypoglycemia. Unfortunately, people with type 1 diabetes may have an impaired glucagon response. Researchers are investigating a new medication to stimulate glucagon release, to prevent hypoglycemia for people with type 1 diabetes. Continue Reading »

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