Type 1 Overview

Type 1 Diabetes

Let’s fight type 1 diabetes together.

With the right tools and support, you can do anything. Whether you've been newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, are helping a loved one or have been managing your condition for a while, help is here.
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Find the balance.

No matter how type 1 diabetes has shown up in your life, you can find success by balancing your medications, and sticking to your daily exercise routine and nutrition plan. But wherever you are with this challenge, you can always reach out for help of any kind—from your caregivers, your family or other people who live with type 1 diabetes. 

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Mental health matters

A heightened risk for mental health challenges comes hand in hand with all of the physical challenges—but there are plenty of resources and support to help you along the way.

You are in control

Knowing what to eat with type 1 diabetes can be tough. Learning how different foods affect your blood sugar and figuring out how to balance that within your daily routine is key.

Imagine Camp Registration Now Open

At the ADA, we value the safety of our campers, staff, and volunteers above all else. That’s why ADA Imagine Camp is going virtual again this year! But don’t worry—expect the same amount of fun and connection.
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Manage your medication

The key to finding the right way to manage type 1 diabetes lies in working with your health care providers to discover what works best for you.