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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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There are many things you can do to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. One easy thing is to track the critical numbers that give you an accurate picture of your health – BMI & waist circumference, blood pressure, A1C, cholesterol, and kidney function. Continue Reading »

We’re already thinking about carbs and calories all the time, and adding alcohol into the mix makes things more complex. ­Experts share their best advice on how to safely drink when living with diabetes. Continue Reading »

How to recognize and treat severe hypoglycemia quickly – with emergency glucagon – and avoid a trip to the hospital. Continue Reading »

What is resilience and why are people with diabetes better prepared to develop it? Scott Johnson shares what he’s learned about how to build resilience and channel diabetes distress. Continue Reading »

To kick-off our 6th annual diaTribe Musings series, we will be hosting a virtual panel focused on the latest innovations in glucagon therapy. Join us on May 13 to learn about how next-generation glucagon can empower people living with diabetes by preparing them for emergency situations and giving them greater peace of mind.  Continue Reading »

The therapies, devices, and care that people with diabetes need can be expensive without adequate insurance coverage. For those with employer-sponsored health insurance, there are steps you can take to improve your insurance options and advocate for yourself. Continue Reading »

Public speaking professor Alan Uphold shares his experiences with severe low blood sugars and explains why it’s so important to communicate with your loved ones and care-partners about hypoglycemia. Continue Reading »

If you just got a continuous glucose monitoring system, you may be wondering how to use it most effectively and how to understand your glucose data. Read our tips, tricks, and things to consider. Continue Reading »

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