Halloween tips for families with Type 1 diabetes or any type of insulin dependent diabetes including carb sheet and safe fun alternatives during Covid.
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Editor's Note: I often advocate for not just my daughter's health and safety, but the general diabetes community as well. This post focuses on my personal experiences and beliefs and indeed includes my educated opinions derived from thorough research from sources I've listed below. Many others who do not know me well often feel entitled … Continue reading Mental Health: Diabetes & Pandemic Burnout 2022
What is an A1C test? A1C is shorthand for "HbA1C" or glycated hemoglobin. It is a blood test, usually done by finger prick at modern clinics and hospitals, used to diagnose diabetes and asses how well someone is managing their disease. The A1C value is a number that reflects your average blood glucose (BG) over the … Continue reading About That A1C
Type 1 diabetes doesn't take a vacation even when we need one. Sure, when Coral was first diagnosed, I dreaded packing everything in addition to normal toddler things like sippy cups and diapers. Our first "vacation" with Type 1 diabetes was simple as can be. We took an outer island trip from Oahu to Maui … Continue reading Traveling with T1d