Tag Archives: type 1 diabetes

  • Reference Pieces Understanding Diabetes: How Insulin Works

    If you or a friend or family member has been diagnosed with diabetes, you probably have many questions and concerns. First it is important...
  • Reference Pieces 13 Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

    The signs and symptoms of diabetes can be similar for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but they generally develop slower in those with type...
  • Reference Pieces What Is Diabulimia?

    In 1980, there were fewer than six million people in the United States living with diabetes. I was one of them. I was diagnosed with the disease...
  • Articles A Personal Manifesto for Facing Diabetes

    I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was 12 years old. Even at that young age, I was already familiar with diabetes. About a year and...
  • Articles Diabetes and Your Risk of Stroke

    High blood pressure (hypertension) is the single most important risk factor for stroke and is more common in people with diabetes than in...
  • Reference Pieces Are Pre-Existing Diabetes and Infertility Related?

    Infertility is an inability to get pregnant. You are considered infertile after a year of actively trying to conceive (i.e., having unprotected...
  • Reference Pieces What Are the Types of Diabetes?

    The first step to managing diabetes is to know information about it. You must understand your illness, your symptoms, and your medications...