Today's Date: 4/18/2014 - Site Updated: 4/18/2014

Type 1 Diabetes

Welcome to DiabetesCare.net's Type 1 Diabetes section! Complete with a knowledge base that also contains numerous resource links and video education, in this section you will learn everything from what type 1 diabetes is, to the basics of blood glucose monitoring, to diet and carbohydrate counting, to what to expect when you have type 1 diabetes, to the top 10 things you should know about type 1 diabetes, and much more.

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

In this section, learn what type 1 diabetes is, what causes type 1 and its symptoms, go inside the diabetes diagnosis, and get an introduction to normal insulin action.

Type 1 Diabetes Treatment - The Basics of Insulin

All persons with type 1 diabetes need intensive insulin therapy (three or more injections of insulin per day). In this section, learn the basics of using insulin.

Type 1 Diabetes Treatment - The Basics of Blood Glucose Monitoring

In order to know how much insulin to take, you need to know what the blood glucose level is. In this section, you will learn the basics of blood glucose monitoring.

Type 1 Diabetes Treatment - Diet and Carbohydrate Counting

In this section, learn about the type 1 diet, carbohydrate tracking/counting, and understanding food labels.

Type 1 Diabetes Treatment - Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia, Ketones, and Diabetic Ketoacidosis

In this section, learn all you need to know about Hypoglycemia, Hyperglycemia, Ketones, and Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Type 1 Diabetes - What to Expect

From infancy through adulthood, this section will alert you what to expect when you or a loved one have type 1 diabetes, plus you'll learn tips and get access to resources.

Type 1 Diabetes - Resources for Schools

Resources for educators and school administrators to better understand the needs of the type 1 student.

Type 1 Diabetes - Special Events

From exercise to travel to sick days, alcohol use, pregnancy and everything in between, there are many things to take into consideration when you have type 1 diabetes. This section helps you navigate those issues and more.

Type 1 Diabetes - Complications

What are the potential complications to your health when you have type 1 diabetes? This sections talks about those complications and offers learning resources.

Type 1 Diabetes - Your Support Team

You don't have to face type 1 diabetes alone... There are many places and people to turn to for the support your need and deserve!

Type 1 Diabetes - Additional Resources

When you have type 1 diabetes, the learning never ends. These internet destinations will add to your knowledge bank.

The Top 10 Things to Know About Type 1 Diabetes

How many of these did you know?

An Introduction to Islet Cell Transplantation

Islet Cell Transplantation is one of the hottest topics in type 1 diabetes research today. Catch up on the technologies latest news here.