T1D Exchange Glu Reaches 25,000 Members

We take a moment to thank everyone who has taken part, and to discuss the future of our community.


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Some people are shy about discussing their diabetes. I’ve been known to make big statements. It’s different for everyone, of course. There are those work hard to conceal their pump under clothes. Others slip into a bathroom stall to inject. Having diabetes is simply something many want to keep to themselves. While I respect their […]

A person with type 1 diabetes describes the tortured process she goes through to figure out what diabetes supplies to bring and what to leave at home.

A woman with type 1 diabetes describes the seven sharp objects in her life and why she has no time for your fear of getting the flu shot.

T1D Word Association

From glucagon to lancets, a writer with type 1 diabetes shares what she thinks of when she hears words used to describe blood glucose management.

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A woman diagnosed late in life realizes she has a lot in common with hockey players when it comes to the volume of equipment needed.