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Explore: Diabetes Basics Type 1


Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, and was previously known as juvenile diabetes. Gestational Diabetes Expecting? Learn why women who have never had diabetes may be at risk during pregnancy.


Statistics About Diabetes UPDATED JUNE 10, 2014! The numbers associated with diabetes make a strong case for devoting more resources to finding a cure. Myths Clear up some common misunderstandings about what causes diabetes, the effects of diabetes, and how diabetes can be managed. Common Terms Become familiar with terms commonly used when discussing diabetes.


A Day in the Life of Diabetes by Jay Dickman Pulitzer prize winning photographer Jay Dickman, volunteered his time and talent to photograph three individuals that are living with diabetes to share their up close and personal daily lives. Famous People Working to Stop Diabetes These well-known men and women have joined the Association's "Celebrity Cabinet" to help stop diabetes. - To see more:

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This is the place to begin your education about diabetes. This section of our site provides basic overviews of the major issues surrounding diabetes, with plenty of links to more in-depth information if you need it. Take our type 2 diabetes risk test for a quick assessment of your risk. There is no way to predict your chances of getting type 1 diabetes, but you can familiarize yourself with its symptoms. - To see more:

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