Book Description: Whether you have been living with type 1 diabetes for some time, or you have just discovered that your child is diabetic, thereâ€™s a lot you need to know about the new developments in treating, controlling, and living with this disease. Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies, explains everything you need to know and do to make living with type 1 diabetes easier and healthier.This reassuring, plain-English guide helps you understand and mange the disease with tips on working with your doctor, administering insulin, developing a diet an exercise plan, and coping with illness and travel. Youâ€™ll find out about the latest technologies of blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery, and get a handle on everything you need to do to keep yourself or your child healthy, active, and feeling good. Discover how to:Overcome short-term complicationsEat a diabetes-friendly dietUse exercise to help control type 1 diabetesHandle school, work, and other activitiesHelp your child maintain a high quality of lifePrevent long-term complicationsBe healthier than your friends who donâ€™t have diabetesDeal with the emotional and psychological effects of the diseaseChoose an insulin pump for yourself or your childCalculate insulin dosagesAnyone can live a long, healthy, and productive life with type 1 diabetes. Small Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies delivers every drop of information you need to make sure that you or your child can do just that.