Online Type 1 Diabetes Communities: Resources

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
https://community.diabetes.org/discuss/viewcategory/2[1]
Message boards specifically for adults with type 1 diabetes, as well as for people with common interests such as using an insulin pump.

DIABETES DAILY
www.diabetesdaily.com/forum[2]
Numerous forums, including one specifically for people with type 1 diabetes.

TYPEONENATION
http://typeonenation.org/[3]
Message board for adults with type 1 diabetes.

Online Videos
YOUTUBE
Mike Lawson’s My Life As A Pin Cushion: “The Diabetes Police”
www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrm7z0owxoc[4]
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
http://behavioraldiabetesinstitute.org[5]
(858) 336-8693
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.

Books
GROWING UP AGAIN
Life, Loves and Oh Yeah, Diabetes
Mary Tyler Moore
St. Martin’s Press
New York, 2009

Endnotes:
  1. https://community.diabetes.org/discuss/viewcategory/2: https://community.diabetes.org/discuss/viewcategory/2
  2. www.diabetesdaily.com/forum: http://www.diabetesdaily.com/forum
  3. http://typeonenation.org/: http://typeonenation.org/
  4. www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrm7z0owxoc: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrm7z0owxoc
  5. http://behavioraldiabetesinstitute.org: http://behavioraldiabetesinstitute.org

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