Diabetes is a hard disease to deal with. If you are diagnosed you need all of the support that you can get. Here are some resources and useful links that can help you learn how to advocate for yourself and others when treating diabetes.

Watch this video for more information about accommodations and rights for people with Type 1 Diabetes in both school and the workplace.

Helpful Websites

Phone: 1-800-DIABETES(800-342-2383)

If you think that you may have been discriminated against because of your Diabetes, you can file a complaint with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and The Office of Civil Rights (OCR)

In no way do any of the websites/ resources listed affiliate themselves with Type 1 Diabetes Explained, endorse nor sponsor it in any way, or are knowledgeable of the use of their information. Type 1 Diabetes Explained does not monitor and is not responsible for the content and/or accuracy of these websites. Should these links misdirect you or stop functioning, please file a report through the Report Technical Issue form located under the Information tab.