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?
by Amy Drauschke
Most parents get a three-day crash course in diabetes care at the hospital. But what’s it like to suddenly become a new D-parent…when the child has already been living with type 1 for years?
by Kristina Dooley, guest blogger, InspiredbyIsabella.com
A scary low, a sleepless night, a way-too-long stretch of seesaw-number days…you need to read this.
by Amy Bevan
Adjusting to our son’s type 1 diabetes was the most overwhelming thing I’d ever had to do. Until our separation.
Get ready to go into serious spring-cleaning mode with inspiration from these clever diabetes supply setups!