Type 1 Diabetes

UW Health diabetes specialists provide services and care for young patients with Type 1 diabetes. Our experts offer diabetes education, counseling and treatment, including the genetics of diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes 101

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Please Note: UW Health patients with diabetes - if able, please bring your diabetes supplies with you if you need to come to the hospital. This includes your home glucose meter and testing supplies, continuous glucose monitoring systems and/or your insulin pump and supplies.


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July 2020: Off to College and Out on Your Own. For students or graduates with diabetes who will be "out on their own" in the fall of 2020. Find out what you need to consider when you're living on your own. Register for the session
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New Diabetes Families

Here's what every family with a child who has been newly diagnosed with diabetes needs to know. Go to our new diabetes families resource list
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Read about the best ways to take care of yourself and manage your type 1 diabetes with books recommended by our type one diabetes specialists. See our book recommendations
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Gadgets and Apps

There are many tools that can help make carbohydrate counting and insulin calculations easier tasks, including apps that you can download to your computer, smartphone or iPhone. See our gadgets, apps and technology recommendations
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Diabetes Quiz

Think you know everything you need to know about living with diabetes? Take our diabetes care quiz  to test your knowledge.