One of the silver linings about living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is the community. The T1D community is constantly providing information about resources, best practices and medical advice about living with diabetes. We asked members of our community to share with us some of their favorite resources for navigating life with T1D, here is what they said!

Websites from organizations that share general T1D resources, diabetes-related news, and blog posts about all aspects of life with T1D:

Forums where you can seek input, opinions and help from other people living with T1D and their caregivers:

Book recommendations from our community:

  • Think Like a Pancreas – Gary Scheiner
  • Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution – Richard Bernstein
  • Sugar Surfing – Stephen Ponder
  • Bright Spots & Landmines – Adam Brown
  • Breakthrough – Thea Cooper, Arthur Ainsberg
  • Cheating Destiny – James Hirsch
  • The Discovery of Insulin – Michael Bliss
  • Not Dead Yet – Phil Southerland
  • Pumping Insulin – John Walsh
  • Diabetes Burnout – William Polonsky
  • A Woman’s Guide to Diabetes – Brandy Barnes & Natalie Strand
  • Complete Guide to Diabetes – ADA
  • Growing Up Again: Life, Loves, and Oh Yeah, Diabetes – Mary Tyler Moore
  • The Diabetic Athlete – Sheri Colberg
  • Shot: Staying Alive with Diabetes – Amy Ryan
  • Beating The Odds: 64 Years of Diabetes Health – Richard Vaughn
  • Mastering Diabetes – Robby Barbaro, Cyrus Khambatta
  • The Human Side of Diabetes: Beyond Doctors, Diets, and Drugs – Mike Raymond

Podcast recommendations from our community:

The T1D community is full of knowledgeable people, each with a unique experience and perspective on living with this disease. The T1D community is special because so many people are eager to help other people with T1D by always providing new information about living with T1D and sharing what works best for them.

Please remember to always consult with your healthcare professional before making any serious changes to your diabetes care routine.