by Kristina Dooley, guest blogger, InspiredbyIsabella.com
As you head without warning into this journey, there are some things I want you to know. Actually, things I NEED you to know.
Diabetes camp can be a life-changing experience for kids with type 1 diabetes. But for many families, paying for summer camp can sometimes be a stretch. Find out how to apply for a “campership” here.
These famous moms and dads know all the behind-the-scenes work you put into taking care of your child’s type 1 diabetes — because they’ve been there too.
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.
Wise beyond their years, Disney characters seem to have an uncanny appreciation for what it takes to navigate life, parenting, and somehow even T1D.
Grace Rooney hopes her book will help kids know that they are not alone in their fears, concerns, and questions when a brother or sister has type 1.
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.
These mothers and their children share more than love and family—they also share type 1 diabetes. Here they describe the special bond their common condition creates, and a glimpse into the struggles and silver linings of living the T1D life together.
by Kayla Brown, guest blogger, Kayla’s Life Notes
I was never a runner, but I started training for the Tinker Bell 10K, and before I knew it, I was falling in love with the sport. I was also learning how to manage my diabetes all over again.
Q: “Now that the artificial pancreas has been approved, I have so many questions… How does it work? Is it a good fit for my child? Will we still need to count carbs and do finger sticks?” Find an expert answer here.