Navigating type 1 diabetes can be incredibly challenging. Whether you have just received your diagnosis or have been managing your care for years, there are many unanswered questions and difficult decisions that you have to make.
Here are resources for understanding various aspects of diabetes – what terms mean, what your insurance company may be saying, what schools are responsible for and more.
Patient Assistance Programs
Diabetes Technology and Insulin Manufacturers offer programs that assist with accessing devices and insulin for management. We’ve listed a few programs that you might find useful to your situation.
Know your rights as a parent of a child living with Type 1 Diabetes and help to keep them safe at school. A 504 Plan ensures that students with T1D receive a fair education and a safe space for managing their condition during school hours.
The Kyler Cares Diabetes Technology Grant program aids families with the staggering cost associated with accessing these life saving devices. The program provides financial assistance towards continuous glucose monitors and insulin pumps.