The Power of the Green Wristband
by Brooke Wheeler, guest blogger, FingerPrickinGood.com
When your child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you immediately become part of a club you never wanted to join. But going to a real-life meeting of the club, being around hundreds of people who “get it,” is a powerful thing.
When Everyone Else Is “Doing Great”… and You’re Struggling
by Tara Bryant-Gray
When Jack was diagnosed, our well-meaning family and friends were quick to mention these folks, the ones I call the “shiny, happy people,” who seem to have all but conquered diabetes. It was nice to hear, but it didn’t make me feel better. It actually made me more nervous.
Literally Weighing the Value of Each Test Strip
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
When backpacking, even little supplies can be heavy, and adding to the weight of a pack can bring its own challenges out on the trail. Here’s how we learned to manage diabetes and the unexpected when simply overpacking was no longer an option.