Tough T1 Foods Transformed
by Brooke Wheeler, guest blogger, FingerPrickinGood.com
No food is off-limits to our kids with type 1 diabetes. But there are some foods that just seem to give us so much trouble with blood sugar that we tend to avoid them nonetheless. (Pizza, anyone?) Fortunately, alternatives do exist; here are three of our favorites.
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.
Creating a Culture of “Yes”
by Moira McCarthy, guest blogger, DespiteDiabetes.com
I remember every moment of my first ski day with my daughter following her type 1 diabetes diagnosis. I was petrified. But our endocrinologist told me flat-out on day one: I had to find a way to make those things happen. So I sucked it up, worked with him on a plan, and headed out.