Treatment for type 1 diabetes includes:
The goal is to keep your blood sugar level as close to normal as possible to delay or prevent complications. Generally, the goal is to keep your daytime blood sugar levels before meals between 80 and 130 mg/dL (4.44 to 7.2 mmol/L) and your after-meal numbers no higher than 180 mg/dL (10 mmol/L) two hours after eating.
If you have Type 1 diabetes, you’ll need to use insulin to treat your diabetes. You take the insulin by injection or by using a pump. It’s also free on prescription.
Everyone with Type 1 diabetes, and some people with Type 2 diabetes, need to take insulin to control their blood glucose (sugar) levels
Using an insulin pump can be a good alternative to injecting with an insulin pen. It can give you more flexibility when managing your diabetes
If you have Type 1 diabetes, you may be able to get an islet cell transplant. This could stop you experiencing severe hypos.