• SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Dear Diagnosis: Allison’s Letter to Herself
    Dear Diagnosis, I know that right now, sitting on the cold, hard table at the doctor’s office with trembling hands trying to figure how to puncture your fingertip seems like the end of the world. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Dear Diagnosis diabetes diagnosis diabetes journey insulin letter
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Listen: Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease on the Same Day
    ” Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes celiac disease children with diabetes diabetes diagnosis podcastTalk about a double whammy, Sam’s daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease on the very same day. Sam talks with Scott on this episode of the Juicebox Podcast about her daughter’s diagnoses, homeschooling, and why she’s a “cracker meanie.”
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Dear Diagnosis: Quinn’s Letter to Herself
    Dear Diagnosis, At first, it might seem like the world is ending, like nothing will ever be the same again, but you are still a kid and you can do anything you set your mind to. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes children with diabetes Dear Diagnosis diabetes diagnosis insulin insulin pumps letterPlus, shots aren’t that bad, an insulin pump is even better. Diabetes doesn’t keep you from making friends at […].
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Slightly elevated blood sugar not tied to higher risk of heart attack
    For people who already have cardiovascular problems, having high blood sugar below the cutoff for diabetes diagnosis doesn't raise the risk of potentially fatal heart "events," a recent study suggests. Diabetes has long been linked to an increased risk of coronary artery disease as well as higher odds of heart attacks, cardiac arrest and what's known as unstable angina, when plaque in the arteries ruptures and blocks the blood supply to the heart
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes Daily Turns 12!
    It Started with a Diagnosis Diabetes Daily […]. Today is Diabetes Daily’s 12th birthday! I like to use my birthday as a time to reflect — and so I wanted to take a moment today to share a few thoughts on Diabetes Daily, where we have been, who we are now and where we are headed. General Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes google insulin U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Partnership hopes to make progress on pancreatic cancer with research network
    Despite having surgery to remove a large tumour on his pancreas, followed by rounds of chemotherapy, Rabishaw died last month at age 57, just nine months after his diagnosis Kevin Rabishaw had the classic signs - persistent back and abdominal pain, sudden onset of diabetes and pronounced weight loss - but as too often happens with pancreatic cancer, his symptoms weren't diagnosed early enough to make a difference.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Dear Diagnosis: Frank’s Letter to Himself
    Dear Frank, If you’re reading this, then I can only assume that you’re coming to terms with a new diabetes diagnosis. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Dear Diagnosis diabetes diagnosis diabetes journey letter reflectionI know that right now, you’re probably just happy to be feeling well again. You’re reluctant to show any visible signs of your condition, convinced that diabetes hasn’t changed you. But it has. Diabetes […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017
    [Diagnosis] You’ve Got This: A Guide for Young Adults Diagnosed with Type One Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes college College Diabetes Network (CDN) diabetes diagnosis supportIf you are a college student living with type 1 diabetes, a young adult that has just been diagnosed, or a parent of a college-age T1D, the College Diabetes Network (CDN) has three programs this November that are of particular interest. It’s definitely a transition to go away to college and be responsible for your […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017
    [Diagnosis] How People with Type 1 Handle Holiday Eating
    We asked whether those with Type 1 still go/went trick-or-treating after diagnosis, and got a resounding “YES.”. Recently, we asked readers about how they handled blood sugar management during the holiday season. We received 118 responses, and tallied up the (unscientific) results. Here’s how people answered. 87% – Yes. 12% – No. We asked what holiday was the toughest for blood sugar management. Thanksgiving took first place by a neck. 39% – Thanksgiving.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Life For A Child: 1,000 Donor Campaign
    In some parts of the world, a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes is a death sentence. Just $1 a day will ensure a child has access to the life-saving insulin they need to survive. 1,000 donors will help 1,000 young people in need. But it doesn’t have to be. Not only are diabetes management tools, […]. Type 1 Diabetes charity children with diabetes insulin International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Life for a Child
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017
    [Diagnosis] D-Kid Interviews Country Singer RaeLynn
    My high blood sugar level combined with my other symptoms of frequent urination and weight loss, as well as other blood tests confirmed the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. Since her diagnosis, she has worked hard to manage her diabetes by watching her diet, exercising and checking her blood sugar regularly. RaeLynn is grateful her diagnosis has taught her how to live a healthy lifestyle.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017
    [Diagnosis] 25 Years Ago My Life Changed Because of Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes anniversary (diaversary) diabetes diagnosis insulin insulin pumps25 years ago today I was a 17-year-old senior in high school, looking forward to a road trip to East Texas with my mom and some family members. My biggest concern at the time was normal high school drama and preparing for college. 25 years ago today I could eat and drink whatever I wanted […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Dear Diagnosis: Stephen’s Letter to Himself
    Life with Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c Dear Diagnosis diabetes awareness month diabetes burnout Diabetes Online Community (DOC) letter reflectionHello Stephen… it’s me, Stephen. 21 years later. Now that some time has passed, I thought it would be cool to send a letter back into the time machine. I hope this note helps you navigate the next couple of decades. When you were diagnosed, you were told that you would need to give yourself […].
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] This mom lost 79 pounds and reversed her type 2 diabetes diagnosis
    A few years ago, Rachel Woodrow got a Wii console with Wii Fit. As she set it up, it weighed her and she was shocked by the number: 218 pounds
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Patti LaBelle talks diabetes diagnosis: I need to change 'my way of living'
    When Patti LaBelle was diagnosed with diabetes more than 22 years ago, it changed her entire way of life. Now during National Diabetes Awareness Month the Grammy-winning icon is spreading advice for those struggling with the disease
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Not All Beta Cells are Destroyed in Type 1 Diabetes
    She says that since it takes several years after diagnosis for most beta cells to be destroyed, there is a window of time even after diagnosis for this treatment to work. Bonner-Weir is a Senior Investigator in the Section on Islet Transplantation and Cell Biology at Joslin and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. For a long time, doctors thought that the onset of type 1 destroyed all beta cells.
  • COUNTRY GIRL DIABETIC  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017
    [Diagnosis] One Year
    That evening, I prepared for my endoscopy to confirm my diagnosis of Celiac Disease. One year ago today, my life changed. In doing that, I ate my last meal that included gluten. It was a dinner from a restaurant. My mom had come down to be with me for the procedure, so we ordered out and brought it home to eat. Life changed a year ago. I knew it was coming. I'd gotten a chance to "last chance". celiac diabetes
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Dear Diagnosis: Sysy’s Letter to Herself
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes advice Dear Diagnosis diabetes self-management Dr. Richard K. Dear Sysy, I know you’re only 11 but I also know you feel much older so you can grasp what I’m about to tell you. Now that you have type 1 diabetes, I want you to know that you have the power to manage this disease. No, it won’t be easy, but nothing worthwhile is. […]. Bernstein newly diagnosed
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Weathering Hurricane Harvey with Type 1 Diabetes
    Before Ryan’s diagnosis, Wright had noticed he was nursing more often and had an insatiable appetite; then she noticed his breath was sweet; finally, one morning, he was lethargic. When I speak with LaQuishe Wright, she and her two sons are living in a hotel room. During the course of our conversation, Wright, the mother of a child with Type 1 diabetes, laments less the loss of her house in Katy, Texas to Hurricane Harvey than she does the loss of her son’s diabetes supplies.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Listen: Getting Diagnosed With Diabetes in College
    In this episode of the Juicebox Podcast, Scott chats with Audra about her diagnosis, what she wishes she had done differently, and her recent low blood sugars. Type 1 Diabetes college diagnosis story low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) podcast weddingsCan you imagine getting diagnosed with type 1 diabetes while in college and planning a wedding at the same time?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Dear Diagnosis: Ashley’s Letter to Herself
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Dear Diagnosis diagnosis exercise insulin letter reflectionDear Type 1 Diabetes, Wow… I can’t believe it’s been 30 years. Well, first I can’t believe I’m 31 almost 32, because I feel 25-ish. Secondly, is it weird to say I don’t know what I’d do without you? I don’t remember life when you weren’t by my side, attacking me everyday, throwing curve balls, […].
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Living with diabetes? You have the right to information and support
    With a staggering 1 in 10 women living with diabetes, the 2017 campaign will promote the: *importance of affordable and equitable access to the essential diabetes treatments and technologies for all women at risk for or living with diabetes The successful management of a chronic condition such as diabetes is largely dependent on conscientious daily self-care, but for many, particularly at diagnosis, diabetes can feel overwhelming
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Dear Diagnosis: Riva’s Letter to Herself
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes advice Dear Diagnosis diabetes diagnosis insulin letter low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia Dear Riva, It’s okay, really. You can breathe. Yes, you were just told that you had an illness you never heard of and it will take five or ten years to find a cure! Laugh!!! Nope, we still got it, but I guarantee you, it will be okay. Actually some good things will come of […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017
    [Diagnosis] The T1D-Warrior Label Oversimplifies Life with Type 1
    After all, my daughter’s diagnosis upended her life and ours. Opinion. If you or a loved one is living with diabetes, you’ve probably encountered the “warrior” character. The warrior character, like the “survivor” in breast cancer circles, is a hero, rather than a victim. He or she conquers the disease, battling high and low blood sugars and other challenges on a daily basis. sponsor. In the diabetes community, “T1D Warrior” blogs and t-shirts abound.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017
    [Diagnosis] My Advice to Those Newly Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes
    I took the reigns very early in my diagnosis because I wanted control. This was adapted by our editor from a longer essay. To those recently diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, I have two pieces of advice: don’t be hard on yourself and let go of perfection. I spent the majority of my childhood believing I was in control of my condition, that nothing except me was the driving factor on the path to “perfectly” managing my diabetes.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Listen: Bolus & Barbells, A New T1D Community Founded by Strongman Rodney Miller
    Rodney Miller, founder of Bolus and Barbells, shares his story about his diagnosis with type 1 diabetes, what motivated him to get in shape and start […]. If you have ever asked yourself if there is anything that people with diabetes can’t do, this is a great episode of the Diabetes Connections podcast to listen to. General Bolus & Barbells diabetes conference fitness podcast powerlifting Rodney Miller
  • FOODFOOD BODYBODY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Taking Inventory
    It helped me lift up from my first diabetes diagnosis in 2008, and I believe it can help me again now. It’s humbling to do this. But I realize it’s the only way. I’ve strayed far from the path I was on just a few years ago. I think that after my neck injury and surgery in 2013, I never really got solid after that. That injury was a big blow to my body as well as my self-image.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Can Catching the Flu Cause Type 1 Diabetes?
    Many a type 1 diabetes diagnosis occurs right after the flu or other big virus or illness. This leads some to believe that the flu or other illness caused their diabetes. While those are good powers of observation, it’s not accurate. To help us better understand, Dr. Stephen Ponder, a fellow person living with type […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes beta cells cause of diabetes flu season illness insulin type 1 diabetes
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017
    [Diagnosis] My Seatmate Thought Type 1 Diabetes Was Contagious
    It unflinchingly chronicles her process to accepting her diagnosis at the age of 10. In this condensed excerpt from her memoir, she discusses how difficult it was to return back to school after her diagnosis, especially when confronted with diabetes ignorance. Diabetes activist Quinn Nystrom has written a memoir called If I Kiss You, Will I Get Diabetes?
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Failure of doctors to recognize diabetes subtype puts patients' health at risk
    In the first ever study of its kind, researchers from the University of Surrey, examined the primary care records of more than 2 million people, assessing the frequency of different types of diabetes and the accuracy of diagnosis The health of people with diabetes is being put at risk due to the failure of doctors to recognize which type of diabetes they have, a new study in the journal Diabetes Care reports.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017
    [Diagnosis] FG, Novo Nordisk team up against diabetes
    A CAMPAIGN for access to free diabetes screening, and diagnosis with referral services for low income earners in Lagos was launched recently by Novo Nordisk, a Danish company. WORKSHOP: From left; General Manager, Middle Africa, Novo Nordisk Mr. Venkat Kalyan; Consultant Endocrinologist, College of Medicine, Univeristy of Lagos, Prof
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes still on rise, but new study suggests major progress in screening, diagnosis
    A study that compared total US diabetes diagnoses over a 26-year period found that while the prevalence nearly doubled, from 5.5 to 10.8 percent, the proportion of missed cases of diabetes dropped significantly during the same period, from 16.3 to 10.9 percent
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Here are the Common Type 1-Related Digestive Issues
    Some of these issues may arise from frequent fluctuations in blood glucose levels that come with a diabetes diagnosis, while others may be related to the very medications that help with blood glucose regulation. Treating GI issues can be a complicated process that requires some trial and error to determine the right diagnosis and the most effective treatment. People with Type 1 diabetes have a higher risk of gastrointestinal problems than the average population.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Dipping My Toe in the Advocacy Pool
    I spent most of that time trying to blend in, not bringing attention to my diabetes (from diagnosis at age 9 all the way through my early 20’s). I’ve had diabetes for almost 24 years. Starting my blog almost 5 years ago was a huge step in sharing my diabetes with others. Thanks to blogging, […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Listen: The Mom With Two Kids With Type One Diabetes
    Listen to how she made the second diagnosis on her own and how her daughter Annie reacted to having diabetes like her brother Jake. Type 1 Diabetes children with diabetes continuous glucose monitor (CGM) diagnosis parenting podcastIn this episode of the Juicebox Podcast, Scott talks with Jen who is a mother to four kids. Two of her kids have type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017
    [Diagnosis] The First Time My Mom Tested My Blood Sugar
    shock of her diagnosis to be a motivational speaker and diabetes activist. sponsor. Diabetes activist Quinn Nystrom has written a memoir called If I Kiss You, Will I Get Diabetes? In it, she discusses how she was the second child in her family to be diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. In this condensed excerpt, Quinn shares what it was like when her mother identified she had uncontrolled high blood sugars. The buffet of takeout pizza and sheet cake upset my stomach.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Metformin Might Cut Risk of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s
    In the final study , 6,046 patients receiving treatment were followed from diagnosis until death or the conclusion of the study. That rate plummeted for metformin users – those on metformin for two to four years had a diagnosis rate of just 1.30 per 100, and those taking it for four years or more had a diagnosis rate of just.49
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017
    [Diagnosis] What is Metformin?
    It is considered a generally safe and effective drug for lowering blood sugar levels, and it’s one of the first diabetes medications prescribed after diagnosis. A drug prescription can come with a lot of questions. With our “Know Your Drugs” series, we provide you with a snapshot of the different diabetes drugs on the market, and links to additional information. Metformin is currently the most popular drug prescribed for those with Type 2 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017
    [Diagnosis] A Glimpse Into Your Next Retinopathy Exam
    It doesn’t matter, really, what your exact diabetes diagnosis is – if your blood sugar level is elevated and high levels are sustained, you risk the kind of blood vessel and nervous tissue damage that could render you blind. “And, oh, yes, there is one more thing,” my doctor said after he told me I had Type 2 diabetes. You’ll need to get your eyes checked once a year.”.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Sex and Type 2 Diabetes
    Your sex life should not stop with a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. Remember that regardless of your diagnosis, you want your partner – and all the people in your life – to love you for who you are. While getting intimate may present challenges, many sexual problems that arise can be treated if caught in time. We’ve decided to discuss five important ideas about sex and diabetes with five great songs about sex, just to keep things interesting. Talk Dirty To Me.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] I was Diagnosed with Type 1 at 28 Years Old
    This diagnosis seemed like a death sentence while I was sitting in the hospital; every decision I made about food felt like life or death. I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes on September 26, 2015 at 28 years old. This came as a major surprise because I have been pretty healthy my entire life. I grew up on a farm working hard; after college I joined the United States Coast Guard and spent 4 years doing search and rescue and federal law enforcement operations.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Transitions
    With a diagnosis of diabetes, there are many transitions as we figure out medications, dietary changes, as well […]. By Sue Rericha Throughout our lives, we go through many transitions. From infancy to toddlerhood. Then preschool age and school age. Adolescents and teenager. Young adult to independent adult. These transitions are exciting yet scary at times. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes change diabetes management exercise metformin (Glucophage
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Half Full or Half Empty, the Glass is Full of Needles
    Yes, you can do almost anything in life after a Type 1 diagnosis, but there are still some roadblocks in the way, and sometimes you have to adapt. This photo was sent in by Julie Uhey as part of our “Type 1 Diabetes Snapshot” series, along with this poignant paragraph: “This is a photo of my son holding ‘just a few’ of the syringes that administer life-sustaining insulin to him. He was diagnosed at 15 in the middle of water polo season.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Trooper with Type 1 Helps Motorist with Diabetes During Bad Hypo
    Like anyone who has received a Type 1 diagnosis, he has struggled at times to find a silver lining in having such a condition. He says the police force has been very supportive of him as he has shifted to life with Type 1 diabetes, and he has in turn used his diagnosis to educate others on the force about Type 1 diabetes. Dennis Huntley was in trouble, and it wasn’t because of the police lights flashing behind his car.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Listen: Mom of a Four-Year-Old With Type 1 Diabetes Shares Their Story
    Type 1 Diabetes children with diabetes continuous glucose monitor (CGM) diagnosis insulin insulin pumps podcastIn this episode of the Juicebox podcast titled “The Normal Floor,” Scott talks with Kristina whose four-year-old son was diagnosed 18 month ago. You’ll have to listen to the podcast to see why it’s called “The Normal Floor.”
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017
    [Diagnosis] “My Son’s Type 1 Diabetes Inspired Me to Lower My Own A1C”
    After his diagnosis, I maintain much better control and I have a lower A1C than in the past. As part of our Type 1 Diabetes Snapshots series, we wanted to share this photo of Erin Wormsley and her son. Both have Type 1 diabetes. She also shared how the two support each other: My son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes three years ago when he was three; I also have Type 1 diabetes. He is now six and has adapted to diabetes better than I could have ever imagined.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
    [Diagnosis] “She is the Third Member of our Household to Have Type 1 Diabetes.”
    While a Type 1 diagnosis is never a fortunate thing, she is fortunate to have a family which is already experienced in Type 1 diabetes care. As part of our “Shots of Type 1 Diabetes” series, we want to share photos about a new, member to the Type 1 tribe. Jenna Cote, her mother, sent the photos in with this message: These pictures capture different aspects of the past 10 months since our youngest was diagnosed.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
    [Diagnosis] A Mother and Daughter, Both with Type 1 Diabetes
    We’ve been doing this since her diagnosis with Type 1 diabetes seven years ago; she is 12 now. We’ve been asking for submissions of photos of life with Type 1 diabetes. We received this interesting photo from Stacey Rose, who also shared a snapshot of her family’s story: My daughter and I take this same photo every November for International Diabetes Awareness Day.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Diagnosis] A D-Mom’s Plea About the Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill
    Moreover, while premiums cannot be determined by one’s gender, it COULD be determined by just about anything else — my son’s type 1 diabetes, his hydrocephalus, a mother’s breast cancer diagnosis, a father’s pancreatic cancer diagnosis, your daughter’s asthma, you name it. Summary: The Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill will be harmful for people with preexisting conditions such as type 1 diabetes. Contact your senators to tell them to vote no.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Quiz: How Patient Are You About Type 1 Diabetes Ignorance?
    You help humanize Type 1 diabetes by reminding people there is a person behind the diagnosis. For fun, we’ve whipped up a quiz to determine your personality type when it comes to Type 1 diabetes ignorance. Answer the following questions to determine your level of patience in some awkward situations. At Thanksgiving, your aunt slaps your hand when you reach for the stuffing and says, “You can’t eat that.”
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Quiz: How Patient Are You About Type 1 Diabetes Ignorance?
    You help humanize Type 1 diabetes by reminding people there is a person behind the diagnosis. For fun, we’ve whipped up a quiz to determine your personality type when it comes to Type 1 diabetes ignorance. Answer the following questions to determine your level of patience in some awkward situations. At Thanksgiving, your aunt slaps your hand when you reach for the stuffing and says, “You can’t eat that.”
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Billerica woman still driven to help find cure for diabetes
    It certainly wasn't easy, but I don't think I'd be a nurse today if I didn't have a diagnosis of diabetes," Carlson said When she was 9 years old, Tiffany Carlson was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease where the pancreas stops producing insulin. "It
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Dealing With Emotions: How Diabetes Can Affect Your Mood
    Getting a diagnosis of diabetes adds an emotional weight onto your shoulders which can be challenging to carry day in and day out. Life with Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c blood glucose/sugar level diabetes burnout diabetes emotions emotional baggage emotional health exercise low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) mental health type 2 diabetes diagnosis
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Letter: Utah's delegation is right to support the Special Diabetes Program
    This year marked the 20th anniversary of my son's Type 1 diabetes diagnosis. We quickly learned how to test blood sugar, count carbohydrates, inject insulin and other lifesaving tips that would become our new normal
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Can Coffee or Tea Extend Survival With Diabetes?
    A diagnosis of diabetes comes with a long list of "don'ts." But new research suggests that coffee and tea probably shouldn't be off-limits because each may help prevent an early death
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Why Do I Keep Fighting for Diabetes Awareness?
    This is the question I asked myself as I looked at the many attendees at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting who stopped in to the presentation of the incredibly knowledgeable Susan Weiner and myself at our missed diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) diabetes advocacy diagnosis Medtronic misdiagnosis motivation
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Cognitive behavioral therapy not the solution to long-term weight loss in people with diabetes
    According to the International Diabetes Federation , 80% of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight or obese at the time of diagnosis Cognitive behavioural group therapy is no better than standard care at preventing weight regain after dieting in people with type 2 diabetes, according to new research being presented at this year's European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Trying to Stay on the Ice with Type 1 Diabetes
    With the diagnosis, I finally understood why I could barely skate down the ice without getting tired and why I was always so thirsty. At 11 years old, I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in the middle of hockey tryouts. After starting insulin therapy, I was happy to get back on the ice. I had to learn how exercise affects my blood sugar and how to time my meals and snacks perfectly.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Type 1 Diabetes Can Wear You Down
    Within a year of my diagnosis, my mother joined the Alaska chapter of the American Diabetes Association and was on the Board of Directors for the next six years. Editor’s note: We strive to provide a complete picture of life with Type 1 diabetes. While we love sharing inspirational stories, we want to make sure to acknowledge the difficulties of managing a chronic condition over decades. Aaron D. Johnson sent us this honest account, and we thank him for it.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Type 1 Diabetes Can Wear You Down
    Within a year of my diagnosis, my mother joined the Alaska chapter of the American Diabetes Association and was on the Board of Directors for the next six years. By Aaron D. Johnson. Editor’s note: We strive to provide a complete picture of life with Type 1 diabetes. While we love sharing inspirational stories, we want to make sure to acknowledge the difficulties of managing a chronic condition over decades. Aaron D. Johnson sent us this honest account, and we thank him for it.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Diagnosis] 15 Things We Learned from the 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report
    The rates of diabetes diagnosis in minority groups are higher than in non-Hispanic whites between the years of 2011 and 2014. The highest rates of diabetes diagnosis in 2013 were in the Appalachian regions, Mississippi, Alabama, and Puerto Rico. The lowest rates of diagnosis are in Colorado, Alaska, and Vermont. An estimated 10 percent of the United States population has diabetes, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control. Of the 30.3
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Approaching Mental Well-Being in Diabetes
    After a week of exhaustion and severe thirst that led to DKA and a type 1 diagnosis, […]. A few short days after I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, I was visited by the hospital social worker. She introduced herself before asking me if I needed to talk about anything. Quite honestly, nothing was wrong. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes burnout exercise low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) mental health stigma support
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Medalist Study Shows How Important Blood Glucose Control is in Older Type 1 Adults
    By focusing the analysis on date of diagnosis, this study found blood glucose control had little effect on the rates of microvascular complications, with the exception of PDR in the most recently diagnosed group. Hillary Keenan, Ph.D. is Director, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core, and Assistant Investigator in the Section on Vascular Cell Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Review: Liberated Speciality Foods Paleo Pizza Crust
    Elizabeth's Diagnosis Story Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes carbohydrates gluten-free insulin low-carb dietWhen I was first diagnosed almost four years ago, I was told “you can still eat whatever you want, you just need to dose for it.” ” My guess is that they hadn’t taken pizza into consideration! Pizza is one of the most challenging foods for people with diabetes. Not only is it full of dense […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Help a Mom of a Child with Type 1 After Harvey
    She founded the company shortly after her son’s Type 1 diagnosis. sponsor. Tropical Storm Harvey is a vast humanitarian crisis made up of thousands of individual crises. We know there must be hundreds, if not thousands, of people with diabetes in the Houston area who are now struggling with their self-care amidst the chaos of the flooding. As the flood waters begin to slowly recede, we are now able to hear some of the individual stories of that disruption.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017
    [Diagnosis] How to Become a Certified Diabetes Educator
    After receiving the diagnosis of diabetes, many patients, myself included, feel a strong desire to somehow integrate their illness with their professional career path. Because let’s face it, if you’re going to live with a disease day in and day out, you might as well find a way to make some money off of it, […]. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes career certified diabetes educator (CDE) exercise
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 2017
    [Diagnosis] From University Procrastination to a Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Australia Diabetes Australia diabetes diagnosis family of person with diabetes insulin National Diabetes Awareness Week symptomsMonday, May 3, 2010 It was the first week of May 2010. A warm May, from memory. My head was buried in uni assignments and a part time job, with my 18th birthday looming just a few weeks away. In an attempt to make some kind of headway with those assignments, I decided to skip […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017
    [Diagnosis] I Have Type 1 and Have Struggled with Suicidal Thoughts
    My parents couldn’t really manage both a baby and a newly diagnosed diabetic, so about a year post-diagnosis I was more or less left to fend for myself. Recently, we wrote about a study that documented high rates of suicide and drug use among organ donors with Type 1 diabetes. We asked for others to share their experiences with these issues.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Low Blood Sugar at Three in the Morning
    For the first year after my diabetes diagnosis, my mom and I set an alarm at night to go off at 3 in the morning. This was so I could wake up and check my blood sugar and to ensure I would make it safely through the night. This is no small thing, and though […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Affordable Care Act (ACA) anxiety continuous glucose monitor (CGM) dead in bed fear low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) nighttime hypoglycemia
  • SCOTT'S WEB LOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
    [Diagnosis] A (Belated) Tribute to David Mendosa
    David passed away following a diagnosis of angiosarcoma in the liver -- which is evidently a type of cancer. I still have some trouble coming to grips with the fact that on May 8, 2017, the Diabetes Community (D-OC) lost one of the Diabetes Online Community's true pioneers and I'd say founders: David Mendosa ( [link] -- for the time being, anyway).
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [Diagnosis] The Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes
    Unfortunately, a missed diagnosis can be fatal, so it’s important to seek medical help if Type 1 diabetes is suspected. It’s much better to test for Type 1 diabetes and receive a negative diagnosis than not test and miss a diagnosis. Untreated Type 1 diabetes can lead to a potentially life-threatening condition known as diabetic ketoacidosis, as well as lifelong complications, so it is important to get a proper diagnosis as soon as possible.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Is a Diabetes Diagnosis Enough to Create a Community?
    Remember a couple of Novembers ago when JDRF had that thingy that let you turn your Facebook and Instagram avatar blue? That was fun. Mostly I loved it because it made it easier to find other people affected by diabetes. I mean all you had to do was look for the blue and add friend or follow! I must have added a thousand new friends. Proud I was; my diabetes community was growing and it was like gaining a family.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2017
    [Diagnosis] The Best and Worst Diabetes Food Advice I’ve Seen
    By Adam Brown The lame food advice at my diagnosis, why it didn’t work, and my #1 Bright Spot solution I’ll never forget the diabetes food advice I received from my doctor at diagnosis: “You can eat whatever you want, as long as […]. This article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Singer RaeLynn Shares Her Life on the Road with Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes advocacy celebrities with diabetes Children With Diabetes (CWD) diabetic alert dog (DAD) diagnosis story Friends For Life (FFL) insulin interview Novo Nordisk teens with diabetes The VoiceIf you are a fan of The Voice, you might recognize the name RaeLynn. She is a country singer who, during the second season of the show, placed third. She also lives with type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] 5 Questions About Type 1 Diabetes and Mental Health Answered
    Some people are so angry about their diagnosis that they have a hard time managing a self-care regimen. That being said, there are five stages that newly diagnosed people with diabetes may go through after their diagnosis. When somebody doesn’t want to acknowledge their diagnosis. We want to help people with diabetes to accept their diagnosis and make lifestyle choices that keep them healthy and happy. Beverly Adler (aka “Dr.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] The Soccer Star with Type 1 Diabetes
    Morris received his initial Type 1 diagnosis at age nine. The Major League Soccer (MLS) champion Seattle Sounders have a bright future as a franchise, with plenty of young, budding superstars on the team. This includes forward Jordan Morris, who has Type 1 diabetes. Morris, a Seattle-area native, has already cemented himself as one of the top forwards in the MLS, and many analysts believe we have yet to see the best of his abilities.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes Cured – What I’d Do First
    I don’t know how long it took me to realize after my diagnosis of type 1 diabetes that what people were telling me about the cure being found in five years was total tripe! But I did! Not only that but I actually gave up all hope of it. Not in a bad way, I […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes beta cells cure for diabetes diabetes events diabetes thoughts hope insulin
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Max Domi – An NHL Hockey Player with Type 1
    Domi’s mother took him to the doctor’s office the very next day, and a diagnosis was made. Competing in the National Hockey League presents a long list of daily challenges, including how to capitalize on scoring chances, avoid the big hits, and maintain the physique needed to compete day in and day out. Along with this, Max Domi of the Arizona Coyotes must balance his glucose levels both on and off the ice. sponsor. Domi was first diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 12 years old. “I
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Wealth Matters: Private Equity-Like Fund Aims to Speed Up Diabetes Research
    Dave Johnson says his immediate reaction to his daughter's diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes at age 4 was typical of any father's. "It It was my baby girl, and my response was I'm going to fix it or pay someone to fix it," said Mr. Johnson, president and chief executive of the hotel management company Aimbridge Hospitality
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017
    [Diagnosis] The Friends for Life Experience
    My first Children with Diabetes (CWD) conference was a regional weekend-long event in Anaheim, California in 2014, shortly after my type 1 diabetes diagnosis. It did not take long for me to realize that for myself, and many others, this was the missing piece of the puzzle; to live and thrive with diabetes, we must […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes caregivers Children With Diabetes (CWD) community diabetes community diabetes events disney Friends For Life (FFL) gluten-free
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017
    [Diagnosis] The Australian Pro Basketball Player with Type 1 Diabetes
    McSpadden might never have pursued a career in pro sports if her parents hadn’t believed that children with Type 1 diabetes could stay active after diagnosis. Luckily for McSpadden, her parents encouraged her to continue to play sports after diagnosis, according to a JDRF Australia profile.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017
    [Diagnosis] What is diabetes and who is at risk of developing it?
    With early diagnosis and sticking to prescribed medicine, people with diabetes can lead healthy lives Diabetes is on the rise in South Africa, and is the second leading cause of death according to a recent report by Statistics South Africa.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Family Behavior May Lead to Diabetes-Related Eating Disorders
    While research on this issue is scarce, Smart suggested that such eating restrictions early on after a diagnosis may make it more likely that teens choose to skip meals or skip boluses during school. One researcher suggests that a good strategy to treat diabetes-related eating disorders may be to support families of children with Type 1 to prevent such disorders in the first place.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Family Behavior Can Lead to Diabetes-Related Eating Disorders
    While research on this issue is scarce, Smart suggested that such eating restrictions early on after a diagnosis may make it more likely that teens choose to skip meals or skip boluses during school. One researcher suggests that a good strategy to treat diabetes-related eating disorders may be to support families of children with Type 1 to prevent such disorders in the first place.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017
    [Diagnosis] EKF Diagnostics issues new educational guide to 'Diabetes and HbA1c testing'
    This new educational guide draws on EKF's expertise in the diagnosis and monitoring of diabetes and associated conditions EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, has published a guide to 'Diabetes and HbA1c testing' which can be found at EKF's new Diabetes Portal.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Handing Off Diabetes Care to a Teen Should be a Gradual Process
    The handover starts from diagnosis, as the child needs to be involved in their care from the beginning. In 2016, we reported on the death of Blake Cook , a 15-year-old teenager with Type 1 diabetes. Blake had been given control of his Type 1 diabetes management and had apparently stopped caring for his glucose levels when he was sick.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
    [Diagnosis] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Celiac, Gluten, Cauliflower Pizza
    It also discusses the risk of going gluten-free without a celiac diagnosis because you have to be eating gluten and symptomatic for particular tests to come back positive. Summary: Could a virus trigger the onset of celiac disease? Who should follow a gluten-free diet? Have you tried cauliflower pizza crust? These are the three things I’m talking about this week.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017
    [Diagnosis] When the Caregiver of a Child with Type 1 is Ill
    About six months after my daughter’s diagnosis, I developed chronic migraines. Take, for instance, Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s memoir, My Beloved World , which recounts her life following a childhood diabetes diagnosis. When I tell people that my seven-year-old daughter has diabetes, they often respond by expressing sympathy that such a young child has to receive shots and prick her fingers on a daily basis. “I I can’t imagine! All those needles! The poor thing.”
  • BETA BUDDIES  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Confidence in the Desired Outcome
    This is where I think an early diagnosis maybe has helped us; helped Joe. The title.I think that means "hope". Where has the time gone? He is starting high school in the fall. He's been living with, living well with t1d for like 11 years now. I've been typing away on this blog on and off over the course of 7 years.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Orange is the New Black’s Diabetes Portrayal is Almost Criminal
    Also, some poor woman with Type 1 diabetes is given a terminal diagnosis in the time-traveling show, Outlander , but her tragic diagnosis proves to a nun that the main character, Claire, knows her medical stuff, so yay. The playwright Anton Chekhov once gave this advice in storytelling: “One must never place a loaded rifle on the stage if it isn’t going to go off. It’s wrong to make promises you don’t mean to keep.”
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017
    [Diagnosis] {Kids First Diabetes Second} My Philosophy on Food
    At the first few parties after her diagnosis, she was still receiving injections. Summary: Food is such a big part of family life, holidays, and celebrations. But the food we feed our d-kids and the timing of that food can affect blood sugars and diabetes management. It’s important for d-kids to have a good relationship with food. This excerpt from the “Let Them Eat Cake” chapter of my book Kids First, Diabetes Second is about my philosophy on food. My Philosophy on Food.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Raising a Teen with Type 1 Diabetes
    Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis story insulin insulin pumps parenting teens with diabetes teenagers with diabetesBy Christie Meyers Who knew that day at the pediatrician, we would be admitted to the hospital a few hours later. My little boy, 5 years old, bravely getting insulin injections and checking blood sugars fearlessly. He said to his endo, “Okay I eat, my mom gives me a shot and I check my blood […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Diagnosis] How 5 People With Diabetes are Rocking Their A1c While Eating 5 Different Ways
    Enter diabetes diagnosis, and the dreaded “report card” we all know too well. When I threw my graduation cap up in the air at my college graduation ceremony, I thought I was forever done with testing and grades! I was looking forward to getting a job and getting a yearly review at best. The A1c […]. Food Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c diabetes and food diabetes diet exercise gluten-free insulin ketogenic low carb diet
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Study: A1c in African-Americans May Not Be Entirely Accurate
    News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c American Diabetes Association diabetes diagnosis low blood sugarAccording to a new study, A1c blood tests in black persons may overrepresent their mean glucose which may lead to a diabetes misdiagnosis. Any existing racial differences in the glycation of hemoglobin are an issue due to how diabetes may be diagnosed in part by the result of an A1c test. If black persons get an […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Why Does Weightlifting Make My Glucose Levels Skyrocket?
    Since my diagnosis, I stepped up my game of self-care, especially when it came to my diet. But soon after my diagnosis, I found that Type 1 diabetes caused a conundrum to this routine – I was seeing glucose levels of 7 mmol/L (126 mg/dL) to 8 mmol/L (145 mg/dL) pre-workout and 12 mmol/L ((216 mg/dL) to 14 mmol/L (250 mg/dL) post-workout. Opinion.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Diabetes-Related Distress Leads to Higher A1C Scores
    Read more: Measuring Parental Distress of a Type 1 Diagnosis. Sometimes, studies must prove what people with Type 1 diabetes often already know from experience. That was the case of a recent study which revealed a connection between elevated A1C scores and diabetes-related distress in people with Type 1 diabetes. sponsor.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    [Diagnosis] When Your Second Child is Diagnosed with Diabetes
    General Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes diagnosis parenting children with diabetes“Dad, I’m peeing a lot.” ” Thus started a series of events that would end up with my youngest of three becoming our second child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D). You can find many statistics about having two kids with T1D and if you get more than 3 sources that agree on a particular stat, […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017
    [Diagnosis] One Year Anniversary of My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c beta cells diabetes burnout diabetes diagnosis diabetes journey diaversary family of person with diabetes google insulin low blood sugar pregnancy with type 1 diabetesBy Camilla Roelants When I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes last year, it was the end of my world as I knew it. I had just turned 30, I was 10 weeks pregnant with my 4th child, and there was absolutely no history of diabetes in my family. I’m ashamed to say that until […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Knowing the Signs of Type 1 Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes diagnosis diabetic ketoacidosis google insulin parenting children with diabetes symptoms WebMDBy Rachelle Stocum Parents of children with diabetes will hear this question asked a million times. And each time you tell your story the story gets shorter and shorter. You begin to leave out details. Details that may one day save another child’s life. I wrote this for a couple of reasons. The first reason […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Diagnosis] Studying People with Type 1 Before They’re Born
    Aside from this increase in the rate of diagnosis, there are three other pieces of evidence that suggest both genetics and environment trigger Type 1 diabetes. Image: ENDIA research nurse Meredith Krieg and participant Cadence Haynes. Editor’s note: Scientists have long been trying to determine what environmental factors could increase the risk of developing Type 1 diabetes; they also have been studying how early Type 1 diabetes can be detected.
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