On Birth Control Options and Blood Glucose

On Birth Control Options and Blood Glucose

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.

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The Altitude Highs and Lows – How high Altitude affects Blood Glucose

The Altitude Highs and Lows – How high Altitude affects Blood Glucose

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.

Blame it on Progesterone

Blame it on Progesterone

Please Note: This post was published in 2014.  Since then newer studies on this subject have been published.  Look out for an updated post on this topic coming soon! My roommate joked the other day that I blame absolutely everything on my period.  Insomnia, bitchiness, incessant crying, extreme cramps, acne, oily hair, and overheating a [...]