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 [...]
Did you know that there’s a link between type 1 diabetes and bone mineral density (BMD)? Here's what you should know about the link between diabetes and osteoporosis and ways to lower your risk.
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.
My personal experience with diabetes from diagnosis through adulthood.
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?