Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Basics

Learn more about the signs and symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes and how to manage the condition.

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

T1D is a chronic autoimmune condition in which insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas are mistakenly destroyed by the body’s immune system.

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Signs and Symptoms

T1D often develops suddenly and can produce varying symptoms.

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Insulin and Blood Sugar

Insulin helps regulate blood-sugar levels, a key to managing T1D.

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Treatment and Management

Advancements in medication types and delivery methods give people the freedom to choose which treatment options work best for them individually.

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Facts and Figures

Although type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a serious and challenging disease, long-term management options continue to evolve, allowing those with T1D to enjoy full and active lives.

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