It is important to understand the implications of T1D, just as it is important to understand the ‘language of Type 1 diabetes’. It can be daunting to hear words such as islet, basal, lancet and coeliac however, having a dictionary that explains these terms and many more, is invaluable.

Diabetes NSW as well as Diabetes Canada have both published a comprehensive diabetes dictionary.  Click on the links below to find out more.