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Control and Management



High blood sugar: causes, warnings signs and treatment

This section contains information about hyperglycemia (high blood sugar).

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Low blood sugar: warning signs and treatment

This section contains information about hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).

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Checking blood-glucose levels

Explore the various methods for checking your blood-sugar levels and maintaining good control.

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Insulin delivery methods

People with diabetes have many ways to give themselves insulin, including pumps, injections and inhalable insulin.

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What is glucagon?

Glucagon, a hormone that is used during severe hypoglycemia, can be used in an emergency to quickly increase blood-sugar levels.

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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.

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Preparing for an emergency

Refer to this checklist of supplies and items to have in case of an emergency.

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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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