Learning to Breathe Through Diabetes
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
Dealing with diabetes on a day-to-day basis is a lot like endurance swimming, and for many parents, it isn’t the arm and leg movements that are difficult to learn, but the process of breathing in a whole new environment. Are you breathing properly?
Just Out of Reach
by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
What do you do when you feel like your child is put in a situation where she is completely on her own—out of reach and away from the person who knows the most about her diabetes? I have had two of these experiences lately, and I learned several things from them.
Friends for Life® 2015! Plus: More Ways to Meet Other T1D Families
Every year in July, the Friends for Life conference brings together an international gathering of the type 1 diabetes community for an exciting and educational seven-day extravaganza. Here’s a look at what makes the event so wildly popular and a sneak peek of what to expect this year. Not able to make it? Keep reading for more ideas on where to meet other T1D families near you.
Father of the Year Awards Honor Dads Taking on Diabetes
Each year in June, the Father’s Day Council, in partnership with the American Diabetes Association, honors men balancing their lives as fathers with professional success and a commitment to help fund diabetes research and advocacy. We asked three of these award-winning dads to share why diabetes matters to them.