About the Flu and T1D

About the Flu and T1D

Tis the season... To get your flu shot! I always seem to get sick around the holidays.  Maybe it's the traveling or the big push at work/school before the holidays, but whatever it is I tend to get sick right around vacation. Last year set a record for length of flu season, which lasted a [...]

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 Surviving and Thriving during a Clinical Rotation/Dietetic Internship

10 Tips for Successfully Surviving and Thriving during a Clinical Rotation/Dietetic Internship

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 [...]