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Treatment for type 1 diabetes involves the continual use of insulin therapy, good food choices and regular activity. When these three are working well together, blood sugar has a much better chance of staying in a healthy range.
  1. Insulin Therapy
  2. Diet
  3. Exercise
  4. Managing Stress for Sugar Control

Insulin Therapy

Insulin therapy is way of life for people with type 1 diabetes. The more you understand how insulin works in the body, when to take it, how to inject it and store it, the better you will be able to manage your blood sugar or that of your child.

Diet

Choosing healthy foods in the right portions is an ongoing challenge for people with type 1 diabetes. It may seem overwhelming at first, but there are many tools available to help you balance your food intake or plan meals for your family. Here are a few of the best.

Exercise

Exercise doesn't have to mean running a marathon. It can simply be any activity you enjoy doing that gets you or your child moving on a regular basis. Learn how regular activity can help control blood sugar and make you feel great.

Managing Stress for Sugar Control

Did you know that stress affects your blood sugar? It is not only general stress from your environment that can cause anxiety and worry but concern over your health or the daily rigor of managing your diabetes. The good news is that the better you learn to manage your stress (both external and internal), the more control you will have over the ups and down of your blood sugar.

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