T1D (Type 1 Diabetes) can affect the health of your hair. If not careful, uncontrolled blood sugar levels can disrupt the hair growth cycle, along with hormone imbalances that lend to this autoimmune disorder. It's important to manage blood glucose levels. Seeking medical advice from a licensed doctor, is the first step in gaining and learning to manage the control of glucose levels.
In addition, understand that moisture plays a huge role in maintaining hair strength and resilience. It's recommended to have a regular routine for cleansing and providing proper hydration to hair. T1D can disrupt the hair's natural moisture balance, so avoiding excessive heat and using appropriate hair products will assist in restoring that moisture balance.
Increase your intake of water and adopting a well-balanced diet. These things, along with regular exercise, promotes healthy hair. Be sure to protect hair from exposure to chlorine and saltwater, protect/cover hair when in such environments. Incorporate the use of effective moisture rich products that promote hydration and softness of hair. Products containing ingredients such as (to name a few):
Do your research, #KnowYourProducts. Be sure to use gentle hair care techniques, avoiding styles that are tense, requiring excessive pulling.
T1D can bring about challenges when it comes to maintaining healthy hair, however, staying on top of the instructions provided by medical professionals, prioritizing your hair health, paying attention to, and addressing the needs for hydration, I have personally found...that the unique challenges that are presented by T1D, can be successfully managed.