It’s low, but is it that serious? How to mentally (and physically) prepare to make the call in the moment on administering emergency treatment.
by Leighann Calentine, guest blogger, D-mom.com
Swimming and diabetes had always been a challenging combination. So I had to put my faith in my daughter when she decided to get her first job… as a swim lesson instructor.
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
It might look unremarkable at first glance, but the “diabetes cart” is a perfect representation of the amount of work we still have to do in educating schools about type 1 diabetes.
From TSA to time changes, here’s what you need to know to prep for a trip with T1D on board.
Celiac, allergies, ADHD… When your child has type 1 diabetes on top of another condition, it can feel like one plus one equals more than just two.
by Michellè Dreeckmeier, guest blogger, Familyingwitht1d.blogspot.com
To be okay — to be more than okay — we need to acknowledge the two realities of living with a chronic illness.
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.