Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 treatmentsDiabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Treatments could include:
- Administration of Insulin
- Diabetes Education
- Initiation of first time insulin therapy (regime/therapy)
- Regular Exercise
- Insulin pump therapy
- Lifestyle Counseling
- Weight Maintenance Regimen
- Diabetic Foot Care
- Diet and Exercise Weight Control
- Dietary Modification
- Pancreas Transplantation
- Diabetes Skin Care
- Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring
- Maintain Healthy Weight
- Keep Blood Glucose under Control
Managing diabetes often requires taking insulin shots throughout the day. Today's technology has brought about many insulin delivery systems-including insulin pens-that make giving insulin shots much easier. If you currently use an insulin vial an...
Insulin jets allow you to inject insulin without the use of any kind of needle. However, the complexity and expense of these small devices often cause people to shy away from using them. Most jets require you to load the insulin, sterilize the dev...
Part of effectively treating your diabetes is knowing your rights and responsibilities. Healthline offers these to you in an easy-to-follow format.
Managing your weight involves balancing the number of calories you consume with the calories you burn off through activity. Weight management generally focuses on healthy eating and regular exercise. Maintaining proper body weight is an important ...
Nerve damage, circulation problems, and infections can lead to serious foot problems if you have diabetes. However, there are precautions you can take to maintain healthy feet. Good management of your diabetes and an overall healthy lifestyle help...
A pancreas transplant is a surgery where a pancreas from a donor body is given to someone who needs a new pancreas. This surgery is most often performed for patients with type 1 diabetes whose pancreas and kidneys have both failed. In many cases, ...
Blood glucose monitoring is the regular testing of the level of sugar (glucose) in your blood. It is part of the ongoing care for diabetes. Glucose testing can be done using a portable blood glucose monitor called a glucometer. The test involves p...
Some glucose meters are designed to test blood from alternative sites on your body, such as the upper arm, thigh, calf, forearm, or base of the thumb. Drawing blood from these alternative sites may be desirable, especially for people who have chro...
Getting older doesn't mean you need to give up being active. In fact, daily physical activity can improve your health in a number of ways, at any age.
Carrying around too much weight feels uncomfortable and it can also damage your health. According the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity rates have skyrocketed in the United States in recent years. As of 2010, more than one-t...
Chances are good that at least once a year-in January, perhaps?-you vow to commit to an exercise program. If you've had some trouble with the follow-through, you're certainly in good company. Yet there are so many compelling reasons to make the co...