Type 1 Diabetes Adult Diagnoses Are More Frequent Than Just About Anyone Realizes

A new systematic review published in Diabetes Care has concluded that adult-onset type 1 diabetes is far more common than previously believed. For generations, it was widely assumed that type 1 diabetes was overwhelmingly a disease of the young. The condition even used to be known as “juvenile diabetes,” a name that was eventually tossed […]

How Coming Out Helped Me Accept My Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Peter Friedfeld I’d like to tell you a bit about my journey. First, you have to understand something about me: as a lifelong hypochondriac, I always only ‘thought’ I got diseases. So imagine my surprise being diagnosed as a diabetic not once, but […]