Patient education handout
"Blood glucose, insulin, and Type 1 diabetes"
- Uses simple diagrams of a lock-and-key analogy to help people with Type 1 diabetes understand the basics of blood glucose and insulin, emphasizing how insulin helps the cells in the body use blood glucose for energy.
- Explains why people with Type 1 diabetes must monitor their blood glucose levels and inject insulin.
Color - download and print the pdf in color
Blood glucose and Type 1 diabetes (pdf)
Black and White - download and print the pdf in black and white
(Blood glucose and Type 1 diabetes (pdf)