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.
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.
by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
You finally get the basal rates and bolus ratios figured out, and then you throw exercise into the mix and everything changes! Here are some strategies we’ve learned.
So which is it: Is type 1 diabetes a manageable condition that doesn’t hold kids back at all — or is it a life-threatening disease that’s extremely challenging to live with on a daily basis?
Is it more work to attend a week-long trip — or to worry about type 1 diabetes from afar?
D-mom Kristina Dooley has birthdays down to a science; she shares exactly what to do when bringing your child to their first (or fiftieth) party post-diagnosis.
Even the most well-prepared students can be in for some eye-opening experiences their first year away from home. So we asked freshmen College Diabetes Network members to suggest a few more things to plan ahead for.
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
I resisted the urge to follow the crowds or the trends, and I followed my son’s lead instead. It’s made all the difference.
Your favorite new lower-carb pancake recipe, coming right up (and eighty-six the blood-sugar swings!).