This may seem like a strange time to discuss backpacking with type 1 diabetes as many trails are closed, national parks are closed, and organizations like the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Pacific Crest Trail Association are recommending that people postpone or cancel trips due to COVID-19. Furthermore, The American Hiking Society at this time [...]
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.
Hurricane Florence has been making its way across the Atlantic, slowly building strength. Being without power for multiple days could mean a life or death situation without the proper preparation. Make sure you're ready with this Diabetes Emergency Kit Checklist!
This peach frozen yogurt is one of my favorites. It only contains 3 ingredients, and is a super speedy summer dessert option.
What is HbA1c? What does it mean? Why Hemoglobin A1c does not mean the same for everyone, and factors we don't always think of that might impact A1c results.
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.
Carbohydrate counting is the first thing taught to those diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, but is it really an effective way to monitor blood glucose?
I don't usually see Diabetes as having a positive influence on my social life. In fact, I would have to say it plays a mostly negative role: I have to watch how much I drink and I have to carry a purse full of medical equipment, and that's not to mention the large bump my [...]