Type 1 Diabetes

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

A Novel Way to Track Blood Sugar During Exercise

The first-ever device developed specifically for monitoring glucose levels during exercise may hit the market soon.

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Eating Gluten in Pregnancy Linked to Diabetes Risk in Children

Can a gluten-free diet during pregnancy reduce your child's risk of diabetes? And is it safe to cut gluten out of your diet while you are pregnant?

By Mary Shomon

Running the Boston Marathon for Diabetes Charity

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.

By Pamela Kaufman

Does the U.S. Need More Diabetes Specialists?

Diabetes care falls between primary care physicians and endocrinologists. Will we need more specialists as diabetes becomes more common?

By Patrick Chatfield

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. Look out for these common side effects.

By Ginger Vieira

Diabetes in History

Learn about the origins of diabetes in history and how treatment has developed over the years and changed our modern understanding of the disease.

By Eileen Bailey

What You Need to Know About Older, Lower-Cost Insulin

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

By Mary Shomon

7 Things You Don't Know About Diabetes Unless You Live With It

Diabetes is not always how the media portrays it. Here are 7 truths about diabetes you would never know unless you live with it.

By Ginger Vieira

Early Type 1 Diabetes Shortens Life Expectancy

While it’s well-known that type 1 diabetes reduces life expectancy, a study provides more information about age of diabetes onset and lifespan.

By Diane Domina

Tips for Using a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor

Try these helpful tips to help you optimize your Dexcom continuous glucose monitor (CGM), improve your ability to track and manage your bloods sugar.

By Mary Shomon

What You Need to Know About Implantable CGMs

Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) use a sensor inserted below the skin. Learn about the different implantable CGM products and how they compare.

By Mary Shomon