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.
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.
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.
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 [...]