One Million Solutions in Health and Choices & Patterns Share Research about Type 1 Diabetes – What Does it Take to be in Control of Blood Sugar?

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Dr. Stephen Duck, a pediatric endocrinologist, who specializes in treating diabetes in children, will share research about Type 1 Diabetes to help people understand what it takes to be in control of blood sugar.

Type 1 Diabetes - How to Be in Control

Type 1 Diabetes - How to Be in Control

The key to a healthy life with Type 1 Diabetes is to be in control, and glucose control involves at least three distinct areas.

One Million Solutions in Health and Choices & Patterns know that Type 1 Diabetes can be difficult to manage. Consequently, sharing this research about "Type 1 Diabetes – What Does it Take to be in Control of Blood Sugar?" via a webinar with Stephen Duck, MD, Director of Pediatric Endocrinology, NorthShore University HealthSystem and Gerene Schmidt, MA, BSPHN, RN, President/Co-Founder, Choices & Patterns, Inc. is important to help those individuals with this condition.

Type 1 Diabetes: What Does it Take to be in Control of Blood Sugar?

The key to a healthy life with Type 1 Diabetes is to be in control. Control of glucose levels in an individual with Type 1 Diabetes involves at least three distinct areas:

1. Insulin Replacement – This includes choosing the type of injectable insulin and the method of delivering the insulin.
2. Blood Glucose Monitoring – This area covers the method of measuring insulin levels and the intensity of measurements.
3. Pattern Management – The third and most critical part: pattern management. This has often been the domain of the health care team, which knows that current techniques are not ideal.

The goal of this webinar is to empower people with diabetes. It is important to understand how to optimize blood glucose control. Dr. Stephen Duck outlines the issues and discusses current techniques that are essential for a patient with Type 1 Diabetes to succeed.

Review the webinar here: "Type 1 Diabetes – What Does it Take to be in Control of Blood Sugar?".

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