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Type 1 Diabetes

Many people who are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are children. But many adults are also battling this form of the disease. This section of our site will give you an overview of many of the questions you may have.

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Introduction

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Many people who are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are children. But many adults are also battling this form of the disease. This section of our site will give you an overview of many of the questions you may have.
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Type 1 Diabetes Basics

  • Symptoms
    Learn about the warning signs of Type 1 diabetes in children and adults.
  • Diagnosis
    Several tests are available to diagnose type 1 diabetes. Learn about the tests your doctor may administer.
  • Treatment
    Insulin is the major treatment given to diabetics. Amounts, delivery systems and precautions vary from patient to patient. This guide gives an overview of the use of insulin in a treatment program.
  • Causes
    Several factors could be involved in triggering type 1 diabetes. Find out what they are.

More on Type 1 diabetes

  • Risk Factors
    The incidence in type 1 diabetes has been rising over the past few decades. Find out the risk factors that are contributing to this increase.
  • Resources
    Can type 1 diabetes be prevented?
  • Complications
    Learn what complications can result from diabetes and what you can do to treat or prevent a diabetes-related complication.
  • Transplantation Procedures
    Advances in organ and cell transplantation are showing some success for the type 1 diabetic. Find out what options are available.

Quiz - How much do you Know about Type I Diabetes?

Of the estimated 16 - 18 million people in the USA with diabetes, how many have Type 1

For Teens with Type 1

Introducing Diabeteens.com

Living with type 1 diabetes isn't easy. Our teens-only site connects teenagers with diabetes across the country.
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