https://www.healthcentral.com/category/type-1-diabetes
Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about type 1 diabetes, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

Doctor monitoring a pregnant patient's blood sugar
Complications

Preparing for Pregnancy With Type 1 Diabetes

Getting pregnant with type 1 diabetes is less risky than it used to be, but it still presents some challenges. Here’s what you should know.

The Latest

young tired woman with eyes closed in sunlight
Complications

Hypoglycemia: 10 Signs You Have Low Blood Sugar

It's easier than you might think to miss the warning signs. Here's how to stay safe.

woman testing blood sugar
Complications

Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

If you have diabetes, you should know the signs, symptoms, and treatments for diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially life-threatening condition.

hand holding 100 dollar bills on fire
Medication

What If You Can’t Afford Insulin?

If you struggle with the cost of your insulin treatments, learn more about your options for managing the costs of this life-saving drug.

Frederick Banting with dog; Paul Langerhans 1878
Treatment

The History of Diabetes

Find out when diabetes was first identified, how treatment has changed over the years, and how we developed our modern understanding of the disease.

sunglasses on beach
Treatment

How to Protect Your Insulin in Hot Weather

Did you realize insulin can lose its potency when kept at the wrong temperature? These valuable tips can keep your insulin safe in hot weather.

Pregnant woman raising the risk that her child will get diabetes by eating cookies and a croissant.
Risk Factors

Gluten During Pregnancy Linked to Diabetes

Can a gluten-free diet during pregnancy reduce your child's risk of diabetes? Find out if you should cut gluten out of your diet while you're pregnant.

Doctor spelling out diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes

How Thyroid Disease and Diabetes Are Linked

Thyroid disease and diabetes can go hand in hand, so it’s important to understand the connection between these two endocrine conditions.

Casey McNamara running in the Boston Marathon.
Living With

Diabetes Advocate Runs the Boston Marathon

Casey McNamara, a diabetes advocate, achieved her dream of running the Boston Marathon and raised nearly $24,000 for diabetes charity at the same time.

Wall of hard candy
Lifestyle

Just Say No to Sugar-Free Candy

Sugar-free chocolates and candies can be tempting when you have diabetes, but they can still affect your blood sugar — and they taste truly awful.

Man injecting himself with insulin.
Medication

Is Older, Lower-Cost Insulin Worth It?

Older insulins can be a low-cost alternative to expensive new insulins. Learn about NPH and Regular insulins, where to get them, and how to use them.