If your child feels a serious low blood sugar coming on, will he be able to make an adult understand? This technique ensures the message is always loud and clear.
Cough syrup, chewable vitamins, gum…pet food?? Find out if you need to cover the carbs in these and other (semi) edibles.
by Amy Bevan
In a lot of ways, it’s like the most high-maintenance boyfriend I’ve ever had, interrupting me ALL. DAY. LONG. If only I could write back when the CGM is blowing up my phone, here’s what I might say.
Prepare to take a look into some seriously adorable puppy-dog eyes and hear the incredible stories of how these diabetes alert dogs saved the day.
by Stacey Simms, guest blogger, Diabetes Connections
My mother’s wedding day advice proved helpful not just for our marriage but for type 1 diabetes care too.
A nurse designed the clever experiment that’s helping healthcare providers “get” diabetes.
It’s easy for parents to mistake warning signs of this life-threatening disease for other common childhood conditions — or overlook them altogether.
Q: “Our daughter is entering puberty, and we want to help her be prepared, especially when it comes to how menstruation could affect her blood sugar management. What should we know?” Find an expert answer here.
A nurse’s words can make all the difference in a family’s outlook on type 1 diabetes.
Rather than constantly worry, it may help some parents to realize a certain T1D truth: No matter how careful you are, everyone makes the occasional mistake. Just ask the following amazing (and courageous) parents, who agreed to share some of their more human moments.