Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms
Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms
Type 1 diabetes mellitus is caused by a complete lack of insulin in the body. Type 1 diabetes is usually detected in childhood, because of the symptoms caused by the lack of insulin. Therefore, Type 1 diabetes has been called Juvenile Diabetes or Insulin-Dependent Diabetes. Read more...
Type 1 Diabetes - Trick or Treating with Type 1 Diabetes
If you have a child with Type 1 diabetes, you know that during the Halloween season, it can be particularly hard to keep your child away from candy. Here are some tips to help keep your child safe and healthy this Halloween season. Read more...
Type 1 Diabetes - Preparing Your Child for Back-to-School
With back-to-school time just around the corner, parents of children with Type 1 diabetes should be having some important conversations with their children about how to handle the condition. Here are some tips to help you talk to your child about Type 1 diabetes: Read more...Type 1 Diabetes - Menopause and Diabetes
Diabetes is largely a condition that is affected by hormones in the body, such as estrogen and progesterone, which respond to insulin. When a woman goes through menopause, she experiences extreme hormonal and chemical changes that can seem to throw her body out of whack. Read more...Type 1 Diabetes - A Sugar-Free Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is one of the hardest holidays through which to stay on track. After all, the holiday is characterized by offering sweet things to your sweetheart and receiving sweet things from your sweetheart. However, diabetics, especially Type 1 diabetics, need to be careful about accepting sugary surprises from their loved ones next week. Read more...Type 1 - Continuous Glucose Monitors
Continuous Glucose Monitors: What You Need to Know
Have you been hearing about continuous glucose monitors and wondering if one might be right for you? Type Free has the answers to your questions. Read more...
Tips for Traveling with Diabetes Medicines
I's nearly summer, time for a trip to the beach, the mountains, or beyond. Wherever you're vacationing, some advance planning will help ensure you have a healthy trip. Before you travel, here is what to do: Read more...Emergency Glucose/Glucagon Kits
All Diabetics that use insulin, especially children with Type 1 Diabetes, should have access to an emergency glucose kit, also known as a Glucagon Emergency Kit. When a Diabetic misses a dose of insulin, takes too much insulin, or, for any reason, has a very low blood sugar level, the person can lose consciousness and go into shock. Read more...