by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
Kaitlyn’s A1C results are usually highest around this time of year; here are some ideas we’ve come up with to change that.
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
When being well-behaved could land you in the hospital, the right to be impolite should be part of your 504 plan.
Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
I thought James had successfully attended his most recent school trip without any special diabetes accommodations. Turns out, there was a tad bit more to the story.
You finally get the basal rates and bolus ratios figured out, and then you throw exercise into the mix and everything changes! Here are some strategies we’ve learned.
So which is it: Is type 1 diabetes a manageable condition that doesn’t hold kids back at all — or is it a life-threatening disease that’s extremely challenging to live with on a daily basis?
Is it more work to attend a week-long trip — or to worry about type 1 diabetes from afar?
I resisted the urge to follow the crowds or the trends, and I followed my son’s lead instead. It’s made all the difference.
The quantity of pieces that have to fit together just perfectly for modern diabetes care becomes clear when they’re suddenly dismantled with a careless wave of the hand.
by Jen M. Real Moms Talk Type 1
This school year, I had to really think about whether James still needed me — whether he needed anything at all.
When your kids are small, it feels like you’ll never make it out of the trenches. And then one day this happens.