There is nothing anyone can do to prevent T1D. Presently, there is no known cure.
Type 1 diabetes (sometimes known as juvenile diabetes) affects children and adults, though people can be diagnosed at any age.
Type 1 diabetes is a 24/7 disease that requires constant management. People with T1D continuously and carefully balance insulin intake with eating, exercise and other activities.
57.6 diagnosed per 100,000 people2.
43.1 diagnosed per 100,000 people
23.7 diagnosed per 100,000 people4.
16.8 diagnosed per 100,000 people
Chilldren Diagnosed Yearly
Expected T1D cases by 2050
in yearly medical costs
inpatient hospital care
Increase in T1D prevalence in people under age 20