by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
Having diabetes has become so much a part of Kaitlyn’s life that she’s almost become desensitized to how important daily management tasks really are. Here’s what we’re doing to help her remember.
by Tara Bryant-Gray
How do you “put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others” when your child has a chronic illness?
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 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.
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 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.