Diabetes type 1


In this section you can find out about the experience of diabetes type 1, by listening to young people share their personal stories on film. Our researchers originally talked to 39 young people in their own homes, a further 7 interviews were added in 2017. Find out what people said about issues such as symptoms, doing insulin injections and friends and relationships. We hope you find the information helpful and reassuring.
You can start viewing topics by clicking 'Next Topic' above, or selecting from the list on the left. You can also view 'People's Profiles' from the tab above.
You may also be interested in our sections long-term health conditions and diabetes type 2.

Supported by:
Department of Health

Publication date: October 2006
Last updated: December 2017
Review date: December 2019


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