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Type 1 Diabetes is a chronic condition in which your body loses the ability to produce insulin, which is necessary for most cells to convert food into energy and regulate blood sugar levels. 

Getting your questions answered in your limited time with your healthcare provider can be frustrating. Here are some strategies you can use to ensure you're getting the...
The National Kidney Foundation and the American Society of Nephrology created a new formula to measure kidney function. The “raceless eGFR” will begin to address...
In recent years, researchers have increasingly looked to stem cell–based therapies as one strategy to find cures for chronic conditions like type 1 diabetes. But what...
Leading endocrinologist Prof. Thomas Danne spoke with diaTribe about how he uses time in range in his practice and shared his best tips for people living with diabetes.
In December, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released its 2023 Standards of Care, which offer the ADA’s annual update on how healthcare providers should...
People with diabetes are at a higher risk of having high potassium levels, or hyperkalemia. Unfortunately, most people do not realize they have this potentially life-...
Handling the holidays and managing diabetes can be stressful, especially with the changes to your usual routine. Here are some strategies that can help you enjoy the...
Older adults with diabetes are at higher risk of feeling socially isolated, which can affect physical and mental health. Learn these strategies to help keep you...
Switching from private to public health insurance can be complicated – from the application process, to knowing your income eligibility, to dealing with negative stigma...
diaTribe and the Time in Range Coalition, in a global effort to raise the awareness and adoption of Time in Range and the use of continuous glucose monitors (CGM),...
Finding a mental health specialist who understands the challenges of managing diabetes can be difficult. Here’s what to consider in your search for a therapist who is...
The Type 1 Diabetes Index, a first-of-its-kind global database of people with type 1 diabetes, is a large registry of data designed to power critically important changes...
The constant stress of managing type 1 diabetes and the vigilance required can quickly lead to burnout. Learn how to recognize it and find the support you need.
Diabetic foot ulcers are a serious complication of diabetes that start out as a small cut or blister and do not heal due to poor blood circulation, high glucose levels,...
Telemedicine can make diabetes care less expensive and easier to access, but it may not always be a suitable replacement for an in-person visit. Learn what happens...
Feeling judged or shamed for what you eat is an experience shared by many people living with diabetes. Support groups and open conversations can help combat the stigma...
Telehealth visits skyrocketed during the pandemic, as did the demand for at-home A1C tests. They are convenient and quick, but how accurate are they? And should they be...
Technology has improved insulin delivery devices, which has made managing glucose levels easier. Yet most people who take insulin continue to use a syringe or...
People with diabetes may feel overwhelmed by the daily tasks of managing the condition, which can lead to burnout. Here are some suggestions on how to reduce some of...
The FDA has approved Provention Bio’s Tzield (teplizumab), a new therapy that could delay the onset of type 1 diabetes by an average of 2 years. Find out about screening...

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