Self-Conscious About “Sharing” Kaitlyn’s Numbers
by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
I have to admit, my stomach did a little lurch when I thought about how much access our school nurse would have to Kaitlyn’s numbers day and night with our new CGM app. It’s like every high or low blood sugar reading is a scratch tarnishing my Super Mom badge.
The Most Helpful Favor We Received After Diagnosis
Whether you’re looking for ways to support a friend or relative in a truly tangible way—or ideas for how to answer when others offer you assistance—take a look at how other D-parents made the most of the helping hands extended in their direction in the days and weeks following diagnosis.
Inspiration File: NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed
For NASCAR rising star Ryan Reed, the race is on to prove that nothing can stop him from crossing the finish line, especially not type 1 diabetes. We spoke with Reed to find out how type 1 almost detoured his NASCAR aspirations and what he did to keep his dreams on track.
When Numbers Replace Words
by Kayla Brown with Meredith Miller, guest bloggers, Type1DiabetesMemes.tumblr.com
Children and teens living with type 1 are often asked far more about their diabetes by their parents than anything else, resulting in a situation like the meme that we created for this post.