Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes, occurs when your body produces little or no insulin. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.

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Diabetic Sores and Foot Ulcers
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What Is an Insulin Pen and How Is It Used?
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Qutenza (Capsaicin 8% Patch) - Topical: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Interactions
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Gastroparesis and Diabetes: What to Know
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Diabetes Insipidus vs. Mellitus: Signs, Treatment, and More
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Does Having Type 1 Diabetes Increase My Risk for Celiac Disease?
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How Can You Support Someone With Diabetes in a Nonjudgmental Way?
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What Is a Smart Insulin Pen for Diabetes?
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Blood Sugar-Friendly Lunch Choices for Children With Type 1 Diabetes
low carb snacks
What Are Some Lower Carbohydrate Snacks for Type 1 Diabetes?
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How Does Diabetes Affect Fertility and Pregnancy?
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Turmeric on Diabetes: Ongoing Research and Promising Results
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How to Manage a Hypoglycemic Episode
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Diabetes in Toddlers: Warning Signs of Type 1 Diabetes
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What Is a Blood Sugar Crash?
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What to Include in Your Child's School Diabetes Medical Management Plan
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Diabetes and Shortness of Breath: What's the Cause?
A female diabetes healthcare specialist with a young diabetes patient, testing his blood sugar levels
Helping Your Child Manage Type 1 Diabetes at School
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What Is a Diabetes Eye Exam?
A blood glucose measurement is being performed on July 28, 2020 in Pfullendorf, Germany.
What Are the Three P's of Diabetes?
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Why You Get High Blood Sugar When You’re Sick and What to Do About It
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What Happens When A1C Is Too High?
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How To Lower Blood Sugar Immediately
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What Are Normal Blood Sugar Levels After Eating?
Woman at a table taking her blood sugar level with a pen
Why It's Important to Monitor Glucose Levels
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Can Stress Cause High Blood Sugar? What You Need to Know
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Does High Blood Sugar Make You Tired?
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How Untreated Diabetes Affects Your Body
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How to Lower Morning Blood Sugar Without Medication
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What Causes Ketoacidosis?
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What to Know About Telehealth for Type 1 Diabetes
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Symptoms of Ketoacidosis
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What Is Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)?
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Can Vaccines for Viruses Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?
Blood tests to be analyzed for anion gap
What Is an Anion Gap?
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Do You Have Lipohypertrophy and What Can You Do About It?
Basqimi (glucagon nasal powder)
Is Baqsimi Better Than Glucagon Emergency Kits?
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Why Am I Drinking So Much Water?
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What You Need to Know to Run Safely With Type 1 Diabetes
Glucose Level Blood Test
Why Diabetes Is Not One Disease
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Your Guide to Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes
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Islet Cell Transplant for Type 1 Diabetes: A Step Toward a Cure?
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Do You Know What Rapid-Acting Insulin Is?
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How a Sensor-Augmented Insulin Pump (SAP) Works
Woman injecting herself with insulin
An Overview of Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA)
External insulin pump
What Are the Pros and Cons of Insulin Pump Therapy?
Parenting a Teenager With Type 1 Diabetes
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How to Store Opened and Unopened Insulin Vials, Pens, and Cartridges
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Living Well With Type 1 Diabetes
Woman checking her insulin pump
How Type 1 Diabetes Is Treated
Doctor showing young patient how to use diabetes pen
Understanding Type 1 Diabetes
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Understanding the Complications of Type 1 Diabetes
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How to Recognize a Reading That Warrants a Call to Your Healthcare Provider
Jay Cutler
Famous People With Type 1 Diabetes
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This Is What the Pancreas Actually Does
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Avoiding Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome
Woman doing insulin injection
Tips for Safely Choosing an Insulin Injection Site
Person using a diabetes pen
What to Know About Type 1 Diabetes and COVID-19
Osteoporosis
How Diabetes Can Contribute to Bone Disease
Boy checking his blood sugar
What Is Diabetes Mellitus?

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