HeConnection-InformedThis 2 minute video is a good introductory primer on type 1 diabetes. The graphics are very helpful for visualizing what is happening in the body.

They give a normal fasting blood sugar range of 4 to 7 mmol/L (72 to 126 mg/dL) That may be the standard definition of the normal fasting blood glucose range, but with all the mounting evidence that even slight elevations in blood glucose levels can cause damage to a variety of tissues, we believe the top number is too high – anything over 5.5 mmol/L (100 mg/dL) is too high.