About the Flu and T1D

About the Flu and T1D

Tis the season... To get your flu shot! Last year set a record for length of flu season, which lasted a remarkable 21 weeks according to the CDC.  While severity was rated as moderate last year, getting the flu is never fun.  Some may enjoy staying home from work/school, but rarely has anyone wished the [...]

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10 Tips for Road-Tripping with Type 1 Diabetes

10 Tips for Road-Tripping with Type 1 Diabetes

After completing a 10 day cross-country road trip from North Carolina to California, here are my 10 tips for road tripping with type 1 diabetes.

10 Tips for Successfully Navigating a Clinical Rotation

10 Tips for Successfully Navigating a Clinical Rotation

I can't believe how fast my summer rotations flew by! I'm currently headed to California for my advanced rotation, but I asked my preceptor and some of the dietitians I worked with this summer for tips on how to successfully navigate your clinical rotation. 10 Tips for Successfully Navigating a Clinical Rotation/Dietetic Internship Clarify start [...]

5 Things I’ve Learned so Far about Diabetes Management in the Hospital

5 Things I’ve Learned so Far about Diabetes Management in the Hospital

I've spent the last few weeks working with the metabolic support team and shadowing the diabetes team at a large hospital in western North Carolina. Here are 5 things I’ve learned so far about diabetes management in the hospital: 1. Diabetes Knowledge is Limited We expect our providers to know everything about every condition, but [...]

Sicily East to West: A Road Trip Along Sicily’s Southern Coast

Sicily East to West: A Road Trip Along Sicily’s Southern Coast

From its Baroque cities and ever erupting volcano to its ancient Greek ruins and crystal clear waters, Sicily holds a beauty like no other.  Take a trip down memory lane with Matt and I along Sicily's southern coast.