December 2, 2022
If you’re only looking at your blood sugar reports when you’re with your endocrinologist, there’s a good chance you’re missing on a huge opportunity to breakdown patterns, trends, and behaviors that are hurting your all around blood sugars.
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November 23, 2022
November 18, 2022
Being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 9, I could hardly wrap my head around this chronic illness, let alone even knowing what it meant or what changes I would be making on a daily basis to my life as a kid.
Planning meals with kids can be tricky and with Type 1 Diabetes we know how important meals are for blood sugar control, energy levels plus quality family time. And even though meals still need to focus around carb counting, insulin calculations, timing insulin doses and checking blood sugars, meals can still be fun as well as supportive to your child’s journey with T1D.
November 4, 2022
October 21, 2022
We hear it all of the time.. “You attract the energy you put out into the world. Just think positive.”. The person who came up with that saying never lived with type one diabetes…
As a young adult woman diagnosed with type one diabetes, the only advice I received around my menstrual cycle and blood sugars was “you may see more resistance around your period”, but it wasn’t until coming off hormonal birth control about ten months ago that I really started to dive in deeper to the hormonal cycle and how it impacted my management.
October 14, 2022
October 7, 2022
The PFF method is our secret weapon to mitigating post-meal blood sugar spikes, matching insulin timing and staying satiated throughout the day. Never heard of the PFF method? No worries. We’ve got you covered inside today’s blog post.
When I was first diagnosed with type one diabetes, I was immediately told to limit my carb intake in order to keep my blood sugars in range. As a former gymnast who grew up leaning on high-carb meals for energy before my competitions, this new diet recommendation made me feel restricted and resent my diagnosis even further.
September 23, 2022
September 9, 2022
You might be surprised to know that when I was diagnosed with type one diabetes eight years ago, I didn’t go on a continuous glucose monitor right away (Gasp!). Yep, it’s true. At the time, I had just gotten on an insulin pump and honestly didn’t want to have a second device on my body.
If someone you love lives with type one diabetes, we know that this journey effects you too. Every high blood or low blood sugar that we experience, you are on the side lines with us doing your best to support, but not overstep. It’s a fine line, and sometimes it may be hard to gauge how to support your T1D. To be honest, sometimes we don’t even know what we need. So this blog post is here for you to refer back to when you’re not sure how to help your loved one with T1D.
September 2, 2022