Online Resources

This link will connect you to JDRF National’s page on online resources. From there, you will find links to type 1 diabetes educational resources and publications, treatment centers across the country, a “diabetes dictionary” and other diabetes related websites. It is a great page to bookmark on your computer if you ever have questions and would like to search for the answers on the internet.


TypeOneNation is the largest social network for people with type 1 diabetes, now with over 5,000 members. When you register with TypeOneNation, you can create a profile, participate in online discussion groups and forums, create and comment on blogs, upload videos, and more. TypeOneNation is the place to share your thoughts, concerns and tips about living with diabetes, educate yourself about new gadgets and technologies, and just have fun meeting others like you who are living with the disease. TypeOneNation is

The mission of Children with Diabetes is to promote understanding of the care and treatment of diabetes, especially in children; to increase awareness of the need for unrestricted diabetes care for children at school and daycare; to support families living with diabetes; and to promote understanding of research into a cure.

Spark Recipes allows users to search for food items and build recipes in order to find out the nutritional information, per serving of the dish. This is a fantastic tool for those eager to try a new recipe, look up the information for an old one, and also to get nurititional information for individual food items. Users can also create cookbooks and share recipes with other individuals on the site. Recipes can be found according to time to cook, occasions, various dietary restrictions, and more.