Diabetes Collection—Type 1

General Overview

Type 1 diabetes is a disorder in which the body does not make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps the body convert food into energy. Without insulin, glucose (sugar) from the food you eat cannot enter cells, causing your body tissue to become starved for energy.

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Living With Diabetes

PD Character Studies SS32014In her own words: living with type 1 diabetes

Read about one woman's experience of growing up with type 1 diabetes.

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Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

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