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Our researchers are working on different ways to develop a cure for type 1 diabetes - from growing insulin-producing beta cells in labs to hacking the immune system.
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When you get a bug or a virus, you might need to manage your type 1 diabetes a bit differently.
If you have type 1 diabetes, menstrual cycles can affect your type 1 management. Your blood glucose may rise higher than usual and you may be more resistant to insulin during your period.
There are many different methods of contraception, and each has pros and cons when it comes to how it can affect your type 1 diabetes.
If you have type 1 diabetes there’s no reason why you can’t start thinking about pregnancy or expanding your family, it just takes some extra planning. Get information about managing a pregnancy through to giving birth and breastfeeding.
Going through the menopause can be a difficult time of life. Living with type 1 diabetes can make it even more challenging. Everybody experiences menopause differently and there is no one-size-fits-all approach for managing it.
Managing type 1 diabetes day in and day out can be tough. It’s a condition which needs care and attention 24/7 and it’s normal to feel stressed out or down about it at times. Read on for information and support about how to cope with type 1 and manage your emotional wellbeing.
Whether you, or someone close to you is living with type 1 diabetes and an eating disorder, read on for provides information, shared experiences and links to further support.
We can help you understand type 1 complications, the signs to look out for and what you can do to reduce your risk.
I’ve always had an interest in reproductive health, but when I started experiencing menopausal symptoms, I realised how little information is available for women with type 1 diabetes.
Adam Smith talks to us about living with type 1 diabetes and the mental health challenges he faced as a busy sports presenter.
Eating a healthy balanced diet is good for everyone – whether you have type 1 diabetes or not. If you have type 1 there are a few things you will need to be aware of when you eat and drink, but that needn’t stop you enjoying delicious and nutritious food.
Exercise is an important part of everyone’s general health and there’s no need to stop because you have type 1. Whether you’re walking the dog or training for a marathon, learn how to manage your glucose levels and insulin intake.
It’s well known that smoking causes many health problems, like heart and lung disease. When you have type 1 diabetes, smoking can make it harder to manage your blood glucose levels and increase your risk of complications.
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