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 [...]

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.

Navigating the Narrows

Navigating the Narrows

Having never been to Zion National Park and less than 24 hours planned in the park, a trip up the Narrows was top of my list (yes above even Angel's Landing). Why the narrows? The narrows is one of the most iconic hikes in Zion National Park, and its got something for everyone. Plus, when [...]

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.