Sports and T1D: How Much Does the Coach Need to Know?
by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
Recently we finished a really fun season of track and field. However, I have a couple of questions about how to handle the diabetes aspect, and I still don’t know if I’ve fully resolved these issues in my mind. My biggest question is: How much diabetes training does the coach really need?
The Perfect Batch-and-Freeze Cupcakes for Class Parties
by Brooke Wheeler, guest blogger, FingerPrickinGood.com
For my purposes, I need a balance between a sweet treat and something that won’t wreak havoc on my son’s blood sugar for the rest of the day. I hope you will agree that this recipe does just that!
Newly Diagnosed: How to Have a Happier First Checkup
For both you and your child, the trip to the doctor’s office that led to a type 1 diabetes diagnosis was likely a pretty frightening experience. When it’s time to head back for the first three-month diabetes check-up, here are some ways to reduce the fear and even add a little fun to the proceedings.
10 Signs You’re No Longer a T1D Newbie
by Pam Osborne, guest blogger, AdventuresInDiabetesParenting.blogspot.com
When a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, the onslaught of information, anxiety, and exhaustion is intense. But eventually, you’ll find your new normal and it won’t feel as overwhelming as it does right now. So how do you know when you’ve gotten to that place?