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.
Have you ever wondered why winter seems to throw your blood sugars off?
Well, it all boils (or shall I say cools) down to physiology. In this post, I'm diving into how your body responds to cold environments and the impact that this might have on your blood sugars.
Hurricane Irma has been barreling across the caribbean leaving destruction in its wake. No matter where you live, you're likely to be at risk at some point for some kind of natural disaster. Whether it's earthquakes, hurricanes, or volcanic eruptions, you should always have an emergency diabetes kit packed and ready to go.
Traveling with type 1 diabetes is not always easy, but with a little extra planning and preparation, you can hopefully avoid most stressful diabetes-related drama on your vacation.
Ketosis, Keto, Ketogenic... These key words seem to be popping up everywhere, from recent journal articles to fad diets to health blogs, but this concept is anything but new. This week we are putting ketosis under the microscope, examining the peer-reviewed research and the fads.
I was once hesitant to invest in a continuous glucose monitor. Now I can't imagine living without mine. Learn more about the strengths and limitations of the Dexcom CGM.
My personal experience with diabetes from diagnosis through adulthood.