Type 1 Diabetes; 9 Things To Do When Going To College

Buy a small refrigerator for your dorm room to keep supplies and snacks inside, also it is nice for pop and water and left over food. Buy a large supply of quick carbs so you do not run out, store them under your bed. When going out with friends make sure at least one person … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes; 9 Things To Do When Going To College

The Type 1 Diabetes Alphabet

A A1C Test B Blood Sugar C Counting Carbohydrates D Dosing E Every Day Battled F Flying With Supplies Is Such A Hassle G Glucagon H High Blood Sugars I Insulin Is A Life Saver (Literally) J Juvenile Diabetes K Ketoacidosis L Low Blood Sugars M Meter N Nutritional Facts O Orange Juice For Lows … Continue reading The Type 1 Diabetes Alphabet

National Donut Day; Carbohydrate Counting Style

In the spirit of National Donut Day I decided to share carbohydrate information on different kinds of donuts! We all know that donuts come in different shapes, sizes, and flavors, which makes carb counting even harder! Each donut store, such as Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' Donut may offer the same kind of donuts, with different amounts … Continue reading National Donut Day; Carbohydrate Counting Style

11 Struggles Type 1 Diabetics Who Play Sports Will Understand

1. Running laps turns into eating Skittles while sitting on the track 2. Working out turns into eating Skittles while sitting on the weight lifting bench 3. Swimming turns into eating soggy Skittles with rainbow colored hands 4. Playing volleyball turns into eating Skittles while sitting on the dirty gym floor 5. Running down the … Continue reading 11 Struggles Type 1 Diabetics Who Play Sports Will Understand