Season 2 is Coming!
Featuring brand new videos covering a wide range of topics, you won't want to miss them! From discussing more in-depth details of the disease to new ways that you can treat it, you're sure to learn something new! Not only are there new topics to learn about, but also sleek new 3D animations (some in virtual reality!) and more activities on this website! Currently, the first episode of the new season is scheduled for December 15th at 3pm EST (this day and time may change).
Type 1 Diabetes Explained for Kids
The YouTube video series is design to keep everything as simple as possible; however, many of the concepts related to diabetes are highly complex. This new curriculum is designed specifically with kids in mind. The images and language are simple and the lessons focus just on what kids need to know. It's still in the development stages, but be on the lookout for the first phase of the release!
What if managing your type 1 diabetes was easy? What if it was simple to count carbohydrates and dose with insulin? What if it wasn't such a hassle to keep track of what you have eaten? That is why Type 1 Diabetes Explained exists. Diabetes doesn't have to be something that is keeping you from reaching your full potential nor does it have to be something that you have to think about every second of every day. Type 1 Diabetes Explained's mission is to make these 'what if' statements become a reality. These resources are designed to help you manage your type 1 diabetes and better control your blood sugars all while living life to its fullest. The explanatory videos are complete with information you need to know without confusing you with the information you don't. The worksheets, activities, and charts help you practice necessary skills such as carbohydrate counting and insulin dosing and can help you keep track of what you have eaten in a simple, easy to understand way.
To make living a healthy and happy life with type 1 diabetes easy and accessible for all.
Type 1 Diabetes Explained was created to provide free resources including videos, review questions, charts, logs, articles, and activities about everything type 1 diabetes. Every resource was built from the ground up and is always easy to understand and use. Yes, there are tons of resources about type 1 diabetes out there, but it seems like you need a medical degree to fully comprehend many of them. That's why these are different. The video series currently boasts almost an hour of clear and colorful animations guiding you through the ins and outs of diabetes, with many more videos in production. I hope you find these resources helpful, and your life easier through them.
Christopher EstherT1D Explained Founder and Creative Director
Often you are taught how to do certain things such as counting carbs or calculating insulin ratios and then never have any chance to practice before doing it in real life. The written resources give you the practice to master those skills along with charts and logs for tracking carbohydrates and insulin doses.