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.
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.
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.
For children with diabetes, high blood sugar is trying, but it’s the sudden and serious lows that literally keep you up at night. Here, parents and experts share their insights on striking a balance between vigilance and wellbeing.
These dads know exactly what it’s like for their kiddos living with type 1 diabetes — because they have type 1 too. Here they share what they’re most proud of.
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.
Shielding children with type 1 diabetes from the scarier parts of their diagnosis may leave them unprepared. Here, experts offer guidance on developing understanding without fear.
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.
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?