What are the Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes?

If you or someone you know is concerned they might have Type 1 Diabetes, it’s important to know what common symptoms are important to look for …

What Are the Causes and Genetic Components of Type 1 Diabetes?

Reviewed by: Dr. Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. 4/18. The exact causes of type 1 diabetes are not yet known. But genetics, family history, and environmental …

Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Complications

Reviewed by: Steven Chessler, M.D., Ph.D. 5/18. Diabetic ketoacidosis is a life-threatening complication that affects people with diabetes.  DKA …

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children | Early Symptoms & Signs

Reviewed by: Steven Chessler, M.D., Ph.D. 5/18. Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is the most common metabolic endocrine disease in children. It is a …

Considerations and Self-Care Guidelines for Gestational Diabetes

If you have gestational diabetes, there are some key considerations you should take before planning your pregnancy.  We will discuss them and …

Sick Day Plan

People with diabetes know that getting sick can potentially mean a lot more for them than for others. That’s why it’s important to think about a …

Why Walking May Work in Managing Your Type 1 Diabetes 

If you’re managing type 1 diabetes or have a loved one affected by the condition, you know that glycemic control can be a huge challenge. At times, …

What Does Your A1C Number Really Mean?

We dFolk are bombarded with numbers, goals, and targets. We’re frequently told where we should be, but not how high our risk is when we can’t …

Diabetes and Cold Feet

We’ve all heard of a bride or groom “getting cold feet” before walking down the aisle, but for people with diabetes, having cold feet takes on …