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t:flex Large Capacity Insulin Pump for Diabetes is Available
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the t:flex™ insulin pump for marketing. The pump, manufactured by Tandem Diabetes Care, can store the largest amount of insulin (480 units) of any pump available in the United States.
Depression, Anxiety, and Eating Disorders Are Common in Teens and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
Managing type 1 diabetes during the teenage years is challenging. Physical changes, social pressures, and stress can make it harder for teenagers and young adults to control their blood sugar levels.
Artificial Pancreas Is Being Tested for Overnight Use in Type 1 Diabetes
A big challenge for people with type 1 diabetes is managing blood sugar (or glucose) levels when they are asleep. Dips in blood sugar levels overnight may go unrecognized and can lead to serious consequences, including seizures and coma or, in rare cases, death.
Early Intensive Blood Sugar Control Lengthens Life in People with Type 1 Diabetes
Closely controlling blood sugar levels early in the treatment of type 1 diabetes was linked to a lower risk of death later in life, according to findings from a study that followed people with type 1 diabetes for approximately 27 years. The findings were published in the January 6 issue of JAMA.
What is Insulin?
Important hormone allows your body to use sugar (glucose)
Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that allows your body to use sugar (glucose) from carbohydrates in the food that you eat for energy or to store glucose for future use. Insulin helps keeps your blood sugar level from getting too high (hyperglycemia) or too low (hypoglycemia).
Type 1 Diabetes Slideshow
Common Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments for Type 1 Diabetes
This slideshow explains the most common causes, symptoms, and treatments for type 1 diabetes, formerly known as juvenile diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes and Exercise
Why You Should Stay Fit and What Exercises to Do
Exercise is a vital part of controlling and treating type 1 diabetes. Staying fit and active helps you avoid long-term complications of diabetes. Learn what exercises you should do and how to develop a good exercise plan for you.
Type 1 Diabetes Center
Terms to know about bone loss
This article includes important terms and definitions associated with osteoporosis to help you better understand the disease.
Type 1 Diabetes Risk Factors
Genes, ethnicity, and geography may all play a role
There are several risk factors that increase your likelihood of developing type 1 diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes Causes
What leads to the development of type 1 diabetes?
Researchers aren’t entirely sure what causes type 1 diabetes, but they know that genes play a role, as do viral infections. Whatever triggers its development, type 1 diabetes involves the destruction of beta cells, which produce insulin.
Type 1 Diabetes Complications
You Can Prevent Short- and Long-term Complications
Without good blood glucose control, type 1 diabetes can lead to a host of complications. Read this article to learn how to prevent short- and long-term complications.
Type 1 Diabetes and Insulin
Types of Insulin, Where to Inject It, and the Best Methods for Insulin Delivery
Taking insulin is the most necessary treatment in people who have type 1 diabetes. Learn about the different types of insulin, where to inject it, and the best methods for insulin delivery. Explains insulin pumps, implanted insulin devices, inhaled insulin, and artificial pancreas.
Type 1 Diabetes Prevention
It’s not preventable right now, but researchers are working on it
Right now, there’s no way to prevent type 1 diabetes. Researchers are hard at work, though, understanding what causes type 1 diabetes and how we can prevent it.
Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms
How to tell if you or your child has type 1 diabetes
The symptoms and signs of type 1 diabetes generally develop suddenly. If you or your child has several of the symptoms listed here, make an appointment with the doctor to be tested for diabetes.

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