by Kerri Sparling, guest blogger, SixUntilMe.com
The movie is a true story. But it’s not everyone’s story. And it’s not actually about diabetes.
Detecting blood sugar changes in their owners may seem like a superpower — so how exactly do diabetes alert dogs (or D.A.D.s) do it? Researcher Dana Hardin, M.D., provides a glimpse into the science behind these fascinating animals.
by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
What would you pack if you had minutes to get out?
Perfectly flat CGM graphs. Equally flat abdomens with pump sites attached. Images of type 1 diabetes can look beautiful on social media — but what do we see when we zoom out?
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
Taking the exam for the first time freshman year provided a nice dry run for college testing with accommodations. Here’s what we learned.
by Amy Drauschke
Most parents get a three-day crash course in diabetes care at the hospital. But what’s it like to suddenly become a new D-parent…when the child has already been living with type 1 for years?
While I would survive just fine without the quizzes and memes, I can’t ever completely disconnect. Because of diabetes.
We basically have our own language when we’re talking about this stuff that’s totally normal to us but foreign to anyone else listening in.
by Kristina Dooley, guest blogger, InspiredbyIsabella.com
A scary low, a sleepless night, a way-too-long stretch of seesaw-number days…you need to read this.
A technique I learned from my mother, an educator, is helping me help James through what could potentially be a rough day.