Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 treatments
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1

Treatments could include:

  • 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...
  • 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, ...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
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