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Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes Treatment and Research: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder that destroys pancreatic beta cells. Once called juvenile diabetes, Type 1 is diagnosed most often in children, but can be expressed in adults as well. Incidence is highest among non-hispanic whites, according to the NDEP. Adults with Type 1 make up 5% of all diagnosed diabetes patients.New tools, techniques, treatments, drugs and devices can help you improve outcomes for your patients with Type 1.

Best Insulin Regimen for Type 1’s

For people with type 1 diabetes, long-acting insulin may be a better treatment choice than intermediate-acting insulin…. Different types of insulin are used to manage type 1 diabetes with insulin injections.¬†Long-acting insulin takes about one hour to begin lowering blood sugar levels and lasts up to 26 hours, while intermediate-acting …

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Handbook of Diabetes, 4th Edition, Excerpt #9: Management of Type 1 Diabetes


Rudy Bilous, MD, FRCP Richard Donnelly, MD, PHD, FRCP, FRACP   Modern management of type 1 diabetes comprises a package of measures including multiple daily injections for a more physiological insulin replacement; assessment of glycaemic control using blood glucose self-monitoring as well as clinic tests such as glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c); insulin dosage …

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