What are the best treatments for type 1 diabetes?

Insulin. Type 1 diabetes is caused by the lack of Insulin through destruction of the beta cells in the pancreas, the treatment, therefore, is to give back insulin. This can be done through injections (syringes or pens) or through an Insulin pump.
Insulin. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body has no way of having Insulin to help the body use sugar as a fuel for its activities. It is the same as trying to run a car without gasoline. The treatment is to supply the Insulin by injection. There is also a dietary regimen that should be set up by a registered dietician.

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Where can I get the best stem cell treatment for type 1 diabetes?

Stem cell. Stem cell treatment for type 1 and type 2 diabetes is in development. The item I found best on the web was "StemGenex". You might be eligible to join their study. Read more...

My doctor diagnosed me with type 1 diabetes. Just checking - what's the best treatment.?

Insulin. In type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce Insulin so the treatment is to give back insulin, either through injections or Insulin pump. This is a lifetime disease. Learn about it as much as you can. Here is a good start. http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/type-1/. Read more...
Sugar control. Maintaining close contact with your primary care physician and/or an endocrinologist is the first order of things to do. The blood sugar should be controlled as closely as possible without getting hypoglycemia. You will probably need Insulin injections and chack your blood sugar by fingerstick frequently. Read more...

With type 1 diabetes what are my treatment options?

Insulin. Type 1 diabetes means your pancreas no longer makes insulin. You will need Insulin injections the rest of your life. Whether you give yourself injections or have an Insulin pump, there is no other treatment. But millions of people, type 1 and type 2, do so every day and lead normal lives. I do! Read more...
Insulin and diet. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body has no way of having Insulin to help the body use sugar as a fuel for its activities. It is the same as trying to run a car without gasoline. The treatment is to supply the Insulin by injection. There is also a dietary regimen that should be set up by a registered dietician. Read more...

Could you list the treatment modalities for type 1 diabetes in young adults?

↓Carb↑Insulin+Amylin. Since dm is ?bg, ??carb (all are absorbed as sugar) intake, supplement the insulin+amylin (symlin), ?body fat (binds Insulin & amylin), carefully adjust exercise, meal frequency & size while monitoring glucose response. Trial & error adjust to keep glucose in the 65-140 mg/dl (max) range as best able, check hba1c q 3 mo. Also optimize NMR particle sizes & keep av. Resting systolic bps <120 mmhg. Read more...
Insulin. All type 1 diabetics require Insulin and can not survive with out it. It can be given through injections multiple times daily or an Insulin pump which infuses Insulin throughout the day/night and patients can give a bolus of Insulin for meals based on blood sugar and the carbs they eat. Also glucose sensors can help alert patients if bs is trending high or low before it goes to high or drops low. Read more...

Can type 1 diabetes be cured by stem-cell treatment?

No. Not really because what is wrong with diabetes is that the pancreas has no more cells that produce Insulin so even if you can stop the production of cells that will fight against the pancreas we do not know how to make new healthy cells that will make Insulin again. Read more...