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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.