Whenever you travel out of the country, it is important to have some sort of insurance. No one plans to get sick or break a limb but it does happen and it is important to be prepared just in case. When you live with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, it can be a bit more challenging to get travel ... Read More about Getting travel insurance with type 1 diabetes
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Absolutely. 100%! Without a doubt, diabetes has a huge impact on your sleep! Look at any online forum whether it is for parents or adults living with diabetes and you will find a steady rash of memes suggesting that they live on insulin and coffee. There are a few reasons why this happens. Some ... Read More about Does diabetes impact your sleep? What sleep?
If your child has type 1 diabetes, your family might be eligible for financial assistance through disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers benefits for people of all ages who are unable to work or participate in typical childhood activities due to an illness. Childhood ... Read More about Qualifying for Disability Benefits with Type 1 Diabetes
In a world where news is now shared at the click of a button, I often wonder if diabetes is more deadly than it ever was or are we now able to hear of more incidences? Does social media allow us to have greater access to these tragedies or has our striving for tighter glucose control created a ... Read More about Is Diabetes More Deadly than Ever? The question remains
The glycated hemoglobin A1c (hbA1c) or A1c as it is known in the diabetes community, is a measure of how much glucose has “stuck” to the red blood cells over the course of 2-3 months. Hemoglobin is a protein found in your red blood cells. It gives our blood its red colour and carries ... Read More about Things to remember about your A1c