Listed below are supporting and opposing articles that vaccinations could be connected to Type 1 Diabetes. I have the opinion (which could be wrong) that vaccinations can affect certain people who are not immune to Type 1 Diabetes, and can cause that person to become Diabetic. I feel that certain people are born immune to … Continue reading Vaccinations Causing Type 1 Diabetes
My day in list form... I woke up low and had to eat some Poptarts (Which was actually a positive). I got ready to leave for a photo session and my car was completely dead. I got to my photo session and my phone died, so I could not get ahold of my clients. I … Continue reading Today In List Form
I thought I would share the post that BEYONDTYPE1 shared on their Instagram! How cool is it to be congratulated and appreciated by other fellow type 1 diabetics and randoms?! I love what Beyond Type 1 is doing and I wish that they would have been around when I was diagnosed back in 2002. Beyond … Continue reading Beyond Type 1: How Do You Live Beyond?
I just joined the Beyond Type 1 app and I absolutely love the community. You can opt for updates and notifications or just open the app and read and post within it. Once you make a profile you will upload an image, make a bio, and join groups and interests to follow and post within. … Continue reading Beyond Type 1
If you’re not a diabetic you won’t understand how I feel. If you’re not a diabetic, you won’t understand how stressful it is to get notifications every 10 minutes from my sensor alerting me that my sugar is spiking and then dropping. If you’re not a diabetic, don’t try and tell me that you understand … Continue reading Today my blood sugar looks like this.
If any one is interested in seeing me open my new T-Slim Insulin Pump here is a pretty funny video of me trying to video tape myself while all four of my animals thought they needed to be in front of the camera and in the box and get my attention! You should just skip … Continue reading Video Of Me Opening My New T-Slim Pump
Welcome to the KEEP Collective world! If you have never heard of KEEP Collective I feel very bad for introducing to you all of their jewelry! It is ADDICTING! I am a KEEP Collective designer and own almost every piece of their jewelry and coming from a non jewelry wearer, I LOVEEEEE THEIR JEWELRY! I … Continue reading STYLISH Diabetes Alert Bracelets! YES I SAID STYLISH!
Lots of new things going on in my life now, I finally graduated college this past May. I graduated with my Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography and Intermedia Arts from Ball State University. WOO! I have continued my small photography business and have grown my customers since graduating, I also started a new job … Continue reading Animas Discontinuing
What is an A1C Test? The A1C test is a blood test that provides information about a person’s average levels of blood sugar over a three month period. The three months are directly before the A1C test is drawn and read. The A1C test is the primary test used for diabetes management. How does the … Continue reading A1C
I am currently on the road to Florida! My best friend Kayla invited me along with her family to Orlando. I am skipping 2 days of classes and then Monday and Tuesday are my "actual" fall break. So thankful for my best friend, a lot of changes have been happening in my life and she … Continue reading On the road!
So College is back in session and so are late nights in the studio, skipped meals, stressful critiques, history exams, high blood sugars due to stress, and meetings with professors. Though there are negatives to being back in school, there are also positives, such as late nights with friends studying for exams, laughs with classmates, … Continue reading college
My name is Kyla Jo Tighe. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the young age of 7 years old. I am now 21 years old and a senior at Ball State University obtaining my bachelors degree in Photography and Intermedia Arts. I decided to start a blog for kids, teenagers, young adults, parents … Continue reading The Face Behind “Diabetes and Donuts”