Know about the treatment for type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes treatment is really simple in words but little uneasy in action. No prevention is there for this type of diabetes. Similarly, there is no cure for T1 diabetes. The only way to lead a happy life with diabetes is proper management and awareness about it.

Normally the glucose or sugar which is obtained from the food is converted into energy to be used by the cells with the use of the insulin produced by the pancreas but in the case of diabetes above process is disturbed may be due to lack or unavailability of insulin so that blood sugar remains in the blood and increases which leads to complications.

In type 1 diabetes the pancreas is unable to produce insulin due to the damage of beta cells in the pancreas. Hence the pancreas will no longer able to produce insulin which leads to an increase in blood sugar level.

In the types of diabetes, type 1 diabetes is generally managed by insulin intake. There are different types of insulin is used according to your sugar levels.

If you feel the type 1 diabetes symptoms then there should be no lag of time to start the treatment. Starting the type 1 diabetes treatment and prevention earlier will help you in leading life easier. To learn more about symptoms click here.

Management plays a major role in the treatment of diabetes. Proper lifestyle, having healthy foods, regular blood sugar level checking, Intake of proper insulin and medications prescribed, knowing the level of exercises should be done.

Managing diabetes with insulin

If you are diagnosed with T1 diabetes then your physician will advise you to take insulin regularly. insulin is the only medicine for type 1 diabetes. Then he will provide you with some basic information about insulin such as

Onset- The time required by insulin to reach the bloodstream and to start an action

Peak time- Amount of time insulin will be highly active and reduces the blood sugar level

Duration- The total amount of active time of the insulin which helps in reducing sugar level


Most people use an insulin syringe or insulin pen to inject the insulin into the bloodstreams. Some people use insulin pumps also.

Managing diabetes using medications

Some medications are also advised to maintain diabetes-like

Metformin is normally prescribed and a new medicine named Zynquista is waiting for the approval. A small study found that tuberculosis medicine is having a slight impact on controlling diabetes for type 1 diabetic patients.

Managing diabetes with exercises

Managing diabetes needs proper guidance from your physician you shouldn’t overdo and get fainted

So always have proper medical advice from a physician. Have a detailed discussion on how much exercise and which exercises to do. All kind of exercises can be followed like

  • Cycling

  • Walking

  • Swimming

  • Team sports

  • Dance

  • Weight lifting

  • Yoga

Managing diabetes by proper diet

Having proper and good food is a kind of half achievement in a healthy lifestyle. The same goes for diabetes too. To maintain a healthy diabetic life it is important to have a proper.

Including some diabetic-friendly foods in your routine foods will make your normal diet a healthy diet. Foods to be included for type 1 diabetics

  • Brown rice

  • Oats

  • Whole grains

  • A large number of vegies

  • A good amount of fruits

  • Fiber-rich foods

  • Low-fat foods

Foods to be avoided to have a healthy life are such as

  • Soda

  • Junk foods

  • Simple carbohydrate-containing foods

  • Sugar and especially artificial sweeteners

Main and the most important part of diabetes maintenance is regular monitoring of blood sugar levels by blood tests or urine tests.

The ultimate goal is to maintain a normal sugar level. Following proper diet and exercise with medications will make life with type 1 diabetes easier than we thought.

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