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Type 1 Diabetes

Everday Carry: Type 1 Diabetes

In the first of a series, we asked four people with type 1 diabetes to open their bags and show us the gear they can't go anywhere without.

6 Songs About Chronic Illness From Pop Stars With Health Conditions

Illness is the great leveler. Just ask Missy Elliott, Lady Gaga, Nick Jonas, Selena Gomez, Avril Lavigne, and TRACE, all of whom have written songs about the experience of being chronically ill.

8 Chronically Ill YouTubers To Follow For Daily Inspiration

From muscular dystrophy to seasonal affective disorder, here are nine YouTubers showing what life with a health condition is really like.

8 Inspiring #ChronicallyIll Women To Follow On Instagram

By documenting their lives with a health condition, these incredible women are not only fighting stigma and raising awareness, they're helping build communities.

How To Deal When You’re Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes

So you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Here, in plain English, is what you need to know.

The Diabetes Cyborg Hacking Her Own Pancreas

Dana Lewis invented the Open Artificial Pancreas System to make things easier for herself, and millions of others type 1 diabetics around the world.

The Weight: Caregiver Fatigue And Diabetes

When your kid's life is on the line, caregiving is a 24 hour job. What do you do when that job wears you down?

Full-Time Mom, Part-Time Pancreas

Being a caregiver to two kids with Type 1 Diabetes requires a lot of love, math, and sleepless nights. But Julie Seabury says it's all worth it.

Fighting Type 1 With Curiosity and a Pug

Amanda Oberski's insatiable curiosity about the limits of diabetes is what propelled her on a 4,200 mile bike ride across the U.S.

The Overachieving Teenage Pancreas

18-year-old Abby Pepper might be an overachiever, but thanks to Type 1 diabetes, she knows better than most how important it can be to ask for help.

Half a Beard, a Fake Moustache, and 4,200 Miles Biking with Type 1

Jesse Lavine always wanted to forget his diabetes. Now, for a good cause, he does everything possible to draw attention to it.

Parenting In Public With Love And Lots Of Insulin

The Dale family is using the power of YouTube to shine the light on type 1 diabetes.