A type 1 diabetes diagnosis can happen suddenly and unexpectedly.
Many times, the disease is identified through symptoms that can appear as a cold or flu.
Researchers don’t know the exact cause of type 1 diabetes, but they do know some onset factors and triggers associated with the condition.Read More
Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease that occurs when a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar levels.Read More
Type 1 diabetes can be managed through use of a variety of insulins, other medications, proper diet, and exercise.Read More
Planning ahead and knowing your body’s typical blood glucose response to exercise can help you keep your blood glucose from going too low or too high.Read More
A 504 plan is a legal document that lays out your child’s diabetes needs and modifications on how the school will address those items.Read More
By reducing your portion sizes, moving more, and generally taking care of yourself, you will be in a better position to prevent type 2 diabetes.Read More
Type 2 diabetes prevention is proven, possible, and powerful.
By taking small steps, you can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes and related health problems.
The changes of developing type 2 diabetes depend on a combination of risk factors such as genetics and lifestyle.Read More
To diagnose type 2 diabetes,
you will be given an A1C test, random blood sugar test, fasting blood sugar test, and oral glucose tolerance test. Treatment includes healthy eating, regular exercise, possible use of medication, and blood sugar monitoring.
There may come a time when insulin will help you better manage your type 2 diabetes. With a little insight, some training, and preparation, you can master injections and improve your diabetes management.Read More
If you are thinking about becoming pregnant and are overweight, you can lower your chance of developing gestational diabetes by losing extra weight and increasing your physical activity.NIDDK Resource