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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. 

What is fiber? Why is it such a crucial nutrient for people with diabetes and how can it help your microbiome?
Stacey McGill in Netflix’s "The Baby-Sitters Club," adapted from Ann M. Martin’s book series, is a character that many people with diabetes finally have the opportunity...
For National Diabetes Awareness and Prevention Month, we asked members of the diaTribe community what access to care means to them. You can check out all of their...
Having type 1 diabetes in college can be challenging. Zach Jonas, a senior at Amherst, shares how you can navigate being alone for the first time, partying like an...
For years, people with diabetes have sought out an accurate way to measure glucose without the need for fingersticks or fluid samples. Here’s a look at the latest in...
Looking for the right gift for a loved one with diabetes? Here’s a helpful list to get your holiday shopping started – from helpful gadgets to food plan subscriptions...
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...
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...
While diabetes and prediabetes treatments have traditionally focused on managing your glucose, recent research highlights the importance of weight loss in type 2...
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...
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...
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...
​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...
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 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...
Exciting new developments in diabetes research show that increasing your Time in Range can lower your risk of developing heart complications.
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...
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...
One Drop, a digital health coaching platform providing personal care for people with chronic conditions worldwide, recently announced the release of a cardiovascular...
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...

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