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.
by Kerri Sparling, guest blogger, SixUntilMe.com
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 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.
Get ready to go into serious spring-cleaning mode with inspiration from these clever diabetes supply setups!
For you, the scariest part of type 1 diabetes is a severe low. For her, it might be facing the kids at school afterward. Here’s how you can help.
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.