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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Did you know that there’s a link between type 1 diabetes and bone mineral density (BMD)? Here's what you should know about the link between diabetes and osteoporosis and ways to lower your risk.
Drinking an alcoholic beverage with Diabetes. Your blood glucose may not respond as expected. Here's an overview of alcohol metabolism and how it impacts blood glucose.
Insulin, as many of you know, is ridiculously expensive. Check out what's currently going on in DC to reduce the financial strain of diabetes, and learn how you can get involved.
Wednesday was World Contraception Day, so I thought it appropriate to bring up type 1 diabetes and contraception. Curious about contraception and type 1 diabetes? I've summarized some of the research on different options.