Diabetes Type 1

  • Type 1 Diabetes can be diagnosed in adults and in young adults, known as juvenile diabetes.
  • A person with type 1 diabetes does not produce insulin.
  • Type 1 diabetes is caused when your pancreas does not produce insulin.
  • Insulin is a hormone that your body needs to get glucose (which is used for energy) from the blood stream to the cells in your body.
  • Being a diabetic should'nt stop you from eating the things you love.
  • But when you eat plan out a solid meal plan , that meets your nutritional needs and your cravings.
  • It is important to watch out for you carbs that you take in , when you eat.
  • A good place to start is 40 to 60 grams carbs per meal. You could need more or need less depending on how you manage your diabetes.
  • Foods such as:
  • Grains( rice, and oatmeal)
  • Fruits and juice
  • milk and yogurt
  • And grain-based foods(cereal,bread, pasta,etc.)

How to check your blood sugar:

  1. Insert a test strip into your monitor.
  2. use your lancing device to get blood out of the side of your fingertip.
  3. touch and hold the edge of the test strip to the drop of blood and wait for your results.
  4. Your blood sugar level and will appear on the meter daily
  • The A1C gives you an average blood sugar level from the past 2 to 3 months.
  • It gives you a good idea of how well diabetes treatment has been going.
  • An A1C is suggested to be or under 7 %.

Lifestyle And Excercise

  • Exercising can help you to to control your diabetes and reduces complications.
  • Exercising helps control your blood sugars.
  • It also increases your insulin sensitivity.

Types of Exercising:

  • Walk briskly
  • Cycle
  • Swim laps
  • Jump rope
  • Run


Nick Jonas was diagnosed with diabetes, no one is exempt. Here is his story......



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