by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
A T1D diagnosis is enough to make Halloween pretty scary for parents. But it doesn’t have to be.
You have to see these epic diabetes-themed ensembles!
Turn empty insulin vials into memories of the adventures you once worried might be impossible after a type 1 diabetes diagnosis.
Learn how to upcycle empty insulin vials into pretty hanging bud vases.
Once you learn the trick to removing the vial caps, the possibilities for this sentimental little craft are endless.
This fun-filled activity book is packed with information and games to test your child’s diabetes knowledge. Find free printable versions of selected resources and activities (along with the answer key) here!
Fill out this form with your child and then hang it where you can always see it. Make copies so every member of your family can keep one in their backpack, wallet, purse, or car.
Jen Reilly, mom of two kids with type 1 diabetes, shows how to upcycle discarded insulin pump parts into wearable art.
See how to make creepy-cool Halloween potion-jar favors out of empty insulin vials.
Sure, you can recycle the cardboard that your child’s diabetes supplies come in. Or you can let her transform that box full of needles and lancets and sharp, pointy things into something magical.