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If you or your spouse live with T1D and are thinking about having a baby, how concerned are you about them carrying T1D autoantibodies?


  • Very concerned 
  • Concerned 
  • Neutral  
  • Not concerned 
  • Very not concerned  
  • Other 
  • N/A — I already have children or do not want to have children 
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

If you’ve used a PAP (Patient Assistance Program), how was the application process? Please share in the comments which PAP you applied for.


  • Very easy  
  • Easy 
  • Moderately easy  
  • Difficult  
  • Moderately difficult 
  • Very difficult  
  • I do not qualify for a PAPs  
  • Other  
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

If you’ve had an insulin pump malfunction or failure that required an emergency replacement, how long did it take to arrive?


  • They overnighted me a new one  
  • 2-3 days  
  • 4-7 days 
  • More than a week 
  • Within a month  
  • I do not use an insulin pump  
  • N/A — I have never had to get an emergency replacement  
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection  

If you were diagnosed with T1D diagnosis as an adult, were you given adequate resources and information from your healthcare team? Please share more in the comments.


  • Yes 
  • No  
  • I am not sure 
  • I don’t remember  
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

Where do you typically first learn about a new diabetes technology?


  • Social media 
  • News outlets 
  • Primary healthcare provider 
  • T1D-related provider 
  • Friends 
  • Family 
  • Other — I’ll share more in the comments 
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

On average, how many adjustment boluses do you give yourself in a day (not including meal boluses)?


  • 0 (or almost never)  
  • 1-2  
  • 3-4  
  • 5-6  
  • 7-8  
  • 9-10  
  • More than 10  
  • Other  
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

Have you ever used any therapies (besides insulin) that is injected under the skin? Please share more about your experiences in the comments.


  • Yes  
  • No  
  • Other  
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

In the past week, how many nights was your sleep disrupted by device alerts, checking blood glucose levels, or treating a high or low?


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  •  
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  • 7 or more   
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

How much have you spent (deductible, copay, out-of-pocket) on all your diabetes supplies in the past three months?


  • $0  
  • $1-$500  
  • $501-$1,000  
  • $1,001-$1,500  
  • $1,501-$2,000  
  • $2,001-$2,500  
  • $2,501-$3,000  
  • More than $3,000  
  • Other — I’ll explain more in the comments  
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

What was your most recent A1c?


  • Under 5.0% 
  • 5.0-5.4% 
  • 5.5-5.9% 
  • 6.0-6.4% 
  • 6.5-6.9% 
  • 7.0-7.4% 
  • 7.5-7.9% 
  • 8.0-8.4% 
  • 8.5-8.9% 
  • 9.0-9.4% 
  • 9.5-9.9% 
  • 10.0% or higher 
  • Other — I’ll explain more in the comments  
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

How often do you have comprehensive blood and urine testing (i.e., metabolic studies, lipids, kidney function, and others)?


  • Yearly 
  • Twice a year 
  • Quarterly 
  • I am not sure  
  • Other — I’ll explain more in the comments 
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

How many A1C tests have you had done in 2024?


  • 0 
  • 1 
  • 2 
  • 3 
  • 4 
  • 5 or more 
  • Other — I’ll explain more in the comments 
  • My healthcare provider doesn’t test my A1C 
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

When purchasing condiments or dressings (i.e., ketchup, BBQ sauce, mustard), do you ever buy “sugar-free” products?


  • Yes, always 
  • Yes, sometimes 
  • Yes, rarely 
  • No 
  • Other — I’ll share more in the comments 
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection 

Does your diabetes care team provide cultural-specific food resources for those newly diagnosed with T1D?


  • Yes
  • No
  • Other — please share more in the comments
  • N/A — I do not have a personal T1D connection



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