This is a constantly developing topic and I will try to update it as best I can as a busy mother of two, managing Coral's T1d and our personal lives. As of 1/17/21, I have contacted the ACIP and POTUS, still awaiting reply, if any, expressing the Type 1 diabetes community's concerns regarding our prioritization of the Covid-19 vaccine. Scroll down to the Further Reading section for details on eligibility as "healthcare workers" (aka Caregivers or Parents) of T1d children.
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I will always fight for what I believe in and strongly advocate for my Type 1 diabetic daughter. Given my Native Hawaiian roots, there are many other causes I support back home in Hawaii and now, living in Los Angeles for several years. I've listed some of these below. Please feel free to research more … Continue reading Take Action
Editor's Note: This content has been verified by Calvin Sun, MD. He is a frontline worker in the ER at a prevalent and high-impact hospital in New York. He's currently practicing Attending Physician and Clinical Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine, a public speaker, phoblogopher, activist, choreographer, and entrepreneur based in NYC. Follow him @monsoondiaries on Instagram.
If it takes a village to raise a child, then it takes a whole city to help raise a Type 1 toddler- @type1diabetic_life Whether you're looking to hire a babysitter or nanny, I hope you will find this guide helpful. We all know that good help is hard to find. It can especially be a … Continue reading How to Hire a T1d Sitter
Aloha kakou [kah-koh] or "welcome everyone" (in Hawaiian) to my blog where you'll find useful information on managing Type 1 diabetes in a fun, honest, and practical way. Life is already complicated as it is and having T1d or a toddler with T1d makes it 10 times more challenging. I'm a realist due to all … Continue reading Aloha Kakou
If you've been following this blog or @type1diabetic_life on Instagram, you're aware that we've been strictly self-isolating since March 12, 2020 for our daughter's safety. However, LA Schools Superintendent, Austin Beutner, didn't announce the closure of schools into effect until Monday, March 16th. Due to the unknown effects of Covid-19 with adolescent Type 1 diabetics, … Continue reading Distance Learning 2020
Aloha everyone! You may save these free downloads for your personal use. Definitely tag @type1diabetic_life on Instagram or @typeonediabeticlife on Facebook if posting to your Stories or feed and share with your diabuddies. Let me tell ya, as a designer, it sucks when I discover an image of mine on social media or online and … Continue reading Downloads