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Tips and Tricks for a Nice and Breezy Summer With Type 1 Diabetes

Summer is officially here, and for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D), this also means a lot of things to remember. Here are some tips and tricks for a beautiful summer. Seven T1D to-do’s Here are a few tips and tricks to help you manage your blood sugar during summer. Stay hydrated This might sound obvious, … Read more

When Insulin Resistance and Type 1 Diabetes Lead to Double Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is characterized by the presence of antibodies that destroy the pancreas’s insulin-producing beta cells. Without this vital hormone, people with T1D must either take multiple injections of insulin every day or use an insulin pump to regulate their blood sugar levels.  In type 2 diabetes (T2D), the pancreas still produces insulin, … Read more

Type 1 Diabetes: 100 Years of Research and Tech Innovation

Ever since insulin was first used in Toronto 100 years ago, the daily lives of people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have been transformed by many discoveries.  Thanks to the formulation of insulin as a treatment for type 1 diabetes, this short-term fatal illness was transformed into a chronic one. The discovery was just … Read more