10 Tips for Trekking Solo with Type 1 Diabetes

10 Tips for Trekking Solo with Type 1 Diabetes

Some might consider hiking alone with type 1 diabetes a risky undertaking. Although hiking solo with a chronic illness comes with a set of extra risks, in my opinion nothing is out of the question if we take some extra precautions. Here are my top 10 tips for adventuring on your own.

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Why Your A1c Shouldn’t Define You or Your Diabetes

Why Your A1c Shouldn’t Define You or Your Diabetes

What is HbA1c? What does it mean? Why Hemoglobin A1c does not mean the same for everyone, and factors we don't always think of that might impact A1c results.

Miso glazed Salmon with Roasted Cauliflower and Pearled Couscous

Miso glazed Salmon with Roasted Cauliflower and Pearled Couscous

It's been an insanely busy semester of grad school, and I'll admit that I haven't spent much time in the kitchen recently.  Fish is an amazingly quick and easy to cook option.  This miso glazed salmon and cauliflower took about 20 minutes total to prep and cook and left me only 1 pan to clean, [...]

The Altitude Highs and Lows – How high Altitude affects Blood Glucose

The Altitude Highs and Lows – How high Altitude affects Blood Glucose

Few things feel better than summiting an epic peak or racing down a mountain on skis, and few things feel worse than a bouncing blood sugar forming jagged peaks across your cgm monitor and ruining your epic day. I set about to understanding what's happening on the inside that could be impacting blood glucose at high altitude.