For years, I have been considering creating a diabetes boot camp. It started out as a joke. Wouldn’t it be great if I could enroll my child in a boot camp and he would suddenly get it? Many people reached out and said that they would love to be able to be a part of something that would allow them to ... Read More about Diabetes Boot Camp
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If you live in the US, purchasing insulin may have been a challenge before the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that businesses are closing and jobs are being lost, it may seem impossible to get the life-saving drug that you need. Thankfully the three major insulin manufacturers are offering some relief ... Read More about Paying for insulin during the COVID-19 pandemic
Over homework one day, my son turned to me and said, “everyone says that if you eat a lot of sugar you get diabetes. I guess that is what caused my diabetes.” My jaw dropped. He couldn’t possibly be serious. I replied with my usual “Yes, I force-fed you chocolate bars at two-years-old and ... Read More about Did sugar cause my type 1 diabetes?
This is a scary time. Every time we turn on the news, open our Twitter feed, or look at Facebook, we see more devastating news about COVID-19. In the UK, they have recommended that people with diabetes isolate themselves for 14 weeks. Reporters are constantly telling us that COVID-19 is a greater ... Read More about Managing your mental health during COVID-19
Unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard the news about the latest viral outbreak, COVID-19. For people with type 1 diabetes, there is a very real fear of coming down with any flu virus and COVID-19 is no different. Those living with diabetes are more likely to develop ... Read More about COVID-19 and type 1 diabetes