Managing your child’s diabetes during the overnight hours can be one of the toughest parts of adjusting to a type 1 diagnosis. Here, find diabetes-specific recommendations from experts and parents for getting enough rest when frequent wake-ups are a fact of life.
by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
Kaitlyn’s A1C results are usually highest around this time of year; here are some ideas we’ve come up with to change that.
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
When being well-behaved could land you in the hospital, the right to be impolite should be part of your 504 plan.
by Kerri Sparling
My parents made sure that experiences offered were experiences had, without diabetes being the driving force for cans or can’ts. And it shaped how I handle my own diabetes now.
In about six months’ time, James will be called upon to make a big decision that will affect the next four years of his life. (No, this isn’t about college!)
by Amy Drauschke
Searching for the right words after a type 1 diabetes diagnosis? Start here.
by Heather Schuerman, guest blogger, Raisingrushandemmy.wordpress.com
As parents of children with type 1 diabetes, we have to be prepared for the worst, even if those times are few and far between, or never.
You know those people who give advice but have no idea what they’re talking about?
These low-carb, gluten-free bars are the portable version of pumpkin pie, for all your please-bring-an-app-or-dessert needs.
Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
I thought James had successfully attended his most recent school trip without any special diabetes accommodations. Turns out, there was a tad bit more to the story.