Suicide Risks and Type 1 Diabetes

A 2014 review of studies that examined the relationship between Type 1 and suicide ideation, attempts, and concluded that those with Type 1 also have a higher risk of suicide.

Anxiety + Diabetes

When this distress gets too high, or is disproportionate to the situation provoking it, the person tends to suffer from anxiety instead of benefitting from it. You don’t have to dig deep to find a reason for increased levels of anxiety in those living with Type 1 diabetes.

What is Diabulimia?

What are the warning signs of the Type 1 eating disorder "diabulimia"? What are the best forms of treatment? What behaviors or psychological characteristics can put a person with Type 1 at a higher risk for developing it?

Diabetes Burnout

Diabetes burnout is a state in which someone with diabetes grows tired of managing their condition, and then simply ignores it for a period of time, or worse, forever.

The T1D Guide for Mental Health Care Providers

If you’re going to be caring for a person with Type 1 diabetes with regard to their mental health, there are some important things to know about the various emotional impact of having T1D and the many potential outcomes.

Why Are HbA1Cs Going Up Among Young Adults?

HbA1C Levels have gone up over the past decade, especially among young adults. At what point does technology become more of a hindrance than a help?

How to Help a Friend with Type 1 and an Eating Disorder

Having Type 1 diabetes is already difficult, and can be greatly exacerbated by an eating disorder, as Sara Mobäck discusses in this interview with BT1.

T1D in the Wild: When Type 1 Isn’t #1

The thing that I have come to realize is that sometimes – when my mind has not been laser-focused on T1D, my management has actually improved.

Body Image and Type 1 Diabetes

Erika Arff discusses body image and how it relates to Type 1 diabetes.

A ‘We Are Diabetes’ Mentor Tells Her Story

Julie Vagle struggled with an eating disorder and her stress was compounded by a T1D diagnosis. She had to undergo recovery in order to make peace with both.

Life with a T1D Eating Disorder

Shelby Charles lived with Type 1 diabetes for years and used it as a weight loss tool before understanding just dangerous her habits had become.

Rob Howe Interviews Comedian Dave Maher for “Diabetics Doing Things”

Rob Howe talks to Dave Maher about life with diabetes, especially after Dave fell into a nearly month-long coma as a result of high blood sugar.

T1D in the Wild: Holiday Party Hacks

For most, the idea of holiday festivities is always fun and exciting. For those of us with T1D, however, there often needs to be a bit of planning involved before we can party it up with Santa.

Overcoming FOH: Fear of Hypoglycemia

While hypoglycemia is always a possibility and is a reality those with T1D must live with, there are ways to overcome living in constant fear.

The Guys Guide to Type 1 Diabetes

Let’s talk guy stuff ... and diabetes. This guide is aimed at any dude newly diagnosed with T1D, or any guy just needing to revisit the basics.