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.

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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 [...]

Not all Kilocalories are Created Equal

Not all Kilocalories are Created Equal

Nutritional information is a misleading term.  In practice, posting nutritional information is posting the amount of calories in particular food.  Nutrition, however, is not solely based on the amount of calories in a certain food.  There are two essential modern approaches to nutrition: the caloric approach and the micronutrient approach.  Increasingly, the micronutrient approach, which [...]

Julian: Best Place to Hike, Worst Place to Apple Pick

Julian: Best Place to Hike, Worst Place to Apple Pick

"It doesn't snow in San Diego." False.  Although it snows about every 50 years in the city of San Diego, it snows almost every year in Julian. Julian, California Julian is one of those strange places that doesn't feel like San Diego.  It is located North East of the city separating coast from dessert.  Southern [...]