High blood sugar: causes, warnings signs and treatment
This section contains information about hyperglycemia (high blood sugar).
Low blood sugar: warning signs and treatment
This section contains information about hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
Checking blood-glucose levels
Explore the various methods for checking your blood-sugar levels and maintaining good control.
Insulin delivery methods
People with diabetes have many ways to give themselves insulin, including pumps, injections and inhalable insulin.
What is glucagon?
Glucagon, a hormone that is used during severe hypoglycemia, can be used in an emergency to quickly increase blood-sugar levels.
T1D and celiac disease
Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease in which the body cannot process gluten, also affects approximately 10 percent of people with T1D.
Preparing for an emergency
Refer to this checklist of supplies and items to have in case of an emergency.
While insulin allows a person with T1D to stay alive, it is not a cure and there is always a risk of developing complications. Understanding what some of the most common complications are can arm you with crucial knowledge.
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