Teen Site

For Teens

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The following information is written just for teens who are living every day with the challenges of T1D. You’ll find all kinds of information about your health, daily life, gaining independence as you approach college and adulthood, and more.

If you don’t find what you’re looking for here, you can also contact
our Online Diabetes Support Team with questions for one-on-one
support, or join Type One Nation, our social network for people with
type 1 diabetes.

Articles:
Exercise, Sports and Diabetes
“Diabulimia”: Skipping Insulin to Lose Weight
Managing Your Diabetes
Driving and Type 1 Diabetes
Where to Get Facts on Sensitive Subjects Like Depression
Professional Snowboarder with T1D Gives Back to Kids Who Inspired Him

Roundtable Discussion: Diabetes Bloggers Share How Blogging Has Impacted Their Lives
Ask A Student: Going on the Pump
Ask A Peer: Getting Motivated to Care for Your Diabetes

Links:
Check out our Type 1 Diabetes in College section for information on preparing for college and to read profiles of young adults successfully managing their type 1 diabetes.