Severe Hypoglycemia and Glucagon

With type 1 diabetes, much of the focus centers around insulin. But there’s another hormone to know about, and that’s glucagon…

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College and Type 1 Diabetes: Tips to Thrive

New to college and living with type 1 diabetes? These tips will help you feel confident in your diabetes management so you can focus on your academics and enjoy your college years…

Type 1 Diabetes: What’s Happening Inside the Body?

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that is a result of the pancreas making no or too little insulin — but what exactly is happening inside the body? Find out here…

Why Do I Need Insulin Injections? Tips to Get Over Your Fears

Being told that you have type 1 diabetes can be a blow and being told that you must inject insulin to stay alive can be equally as difficult. But there are ways you can address your fears. Try these expert tips…

Metformin: Definition, Uses, Side Effects

Metformin is a member of a class of drugs called biguanides that helps lower blood glucose levels by improving the way the body handles insulin…