The Internet has numerous sites for adults with type 1 diabetes to find community with others and to locate helpful resources.
Online Forums and Information
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
Message boards specifically for adults with type 1 diabetes, as well as for people with common interests such as using an insulin pump.
Numerous forums, including one specifically for people with type 1 diabetes.
Message board for adults with type 1 diabetes.
Mike Lawson’s My Life As A Pin Cushion: “The Diabetes Police”
Other entries in Lawson’s My Life as a Pin Cushion series include “Carb Counting,” “Morning Routine,” and “What is Diabetes?”
Education and Support
BEHAVIORAL DIABETES INSTITUTE
Adults with type 1 diabetes living in the San Diego area can take advantage of the program offerings of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute, including workshops, classes, and support groups. Some programs are free, and some have a fee.
GROWING UP AGAIN
Life, Loves and Oh Yeah, Diabetes
Mary Tyler Moore
St. Martin’s Press
New York, 2009