Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes, typically affects children and young adults. Learn about symptoms of diabetes in children, causes and more.

How to Treat Low Blood Sugar: 7 Tricks Every Person With Diabetes Should Know

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) is a common yet scary side effect of diabetes—but a little preparation can go a long way toward managing an attack.

Attention, Diabetics: A Better Needle-Free Blood Sugar Monitor Is Here

Great news for people with diabetes: The FDA has approved a blood-sugar-monitoring device that's virtually needle-free and can be worn...

11 Things You Need to Know About Diabetic Ketoacidosis

If you or a loved one has diabetes, you will definitely need to be on the lookout for this potentially...

8 Valuable Life-Saving Lessons I Learned from My Dad’s Type 1 Diabetes

My dad is one of three million Americans with Type I Diabetes. Once I was old enough to grasp his...

It Takes Only One Hour to Raise Your Child’s Risk of Diabetes, According to Science

One hour of sleep could mean the difference between a healthy child and one with a chronic disease.

This One Simple Step Could Save Type 1 Diabetics from a Heart Attack

A new study reveals the potential benefits of an extra shot of insulin.

Researchers Develop a “Smart Tattoo” That Can Revolutionize Blood Sugar Checks for Diabe...

Could your next tattoo help monitor your health? New research from MIT suggests that medical tattoos may soon be a...

Researchers May Have Found a Way to Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

Small clinical trials are showing early success.

What Exactly Is the Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are both on the rise, but they differ in many ways. Here's what you...

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8 Red-Flag Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Type 1 diabetes, previously called juvenile diabetes, develops when the pancreas no longer produces insulin. Here’s how to tell if...

Diabetic Emergencies: Warning Signs and Steps to Save Someone’s Life

If someone develops hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia because of diabetes, here’s what to do to help them recover safely.

What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

Learn the major characteristics of type 1 diabetes.