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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.

What's new

Provention Bio’s new injectable drug was recommended by an FDA committee for approval on May 25, 2021. Studies show that Teplizumab can delay, for people at risk for type 1, the onset of the condition for two years or more. Learn what happened at the FDA meeting and what might come next. Continue Reading »

The diaTribe team covers the latest in diabetes technology from the 14th annual ATTD 2021 international conference (set virtually this year). Here are our top highlights from day one – stay tuned for updates on the rest of the conference! Continue Reading »

Time in Range (TIR) is another number for people with diabetes to pay attention to and use to improve their daily diabetes management. We talked with three women in the diabetes community about how they use TIR as a helpful number to keep them on track and inform their care. Continue Reading »

Two diabetes devices from Medtronic – a next-gen continuous glucose monitor that removes fingerstick calibrations and a smart insulin delivery pen that keeps track of your insulin doses – will become available in Europe later this year. The two can share data with one another to simplify diabetes management for people on multiple daily injections of insulin. Continue Reading »

The Your SAY: Hypoglycemia study is a 30-minute online survey that will help an international research team understand how severe low blood sugar affects quality of life – for people around the world living with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and their loved ones. Continue Reading »

How can fruit affect blood sugar, and are there certain types of fruit that are better for people with diabetes? Continue Reading »

At diaTribe Musings, four expert panelists taught us how emergency glucagon can save lives during severe hypoglycemia. Read their insights on the future of glucagon and how people with diabetes can advocate for themselves. Continue Reading »

Bigfoot Biomedical’s new diabetes management system will provide insulin dosing recommendations based on glucose data and a healthcare professional’s instructions to people with diabetes who take multiple daily injections of insulin. Continue Reading »

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