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.
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.
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?
This week I set out to discover why I seem to be more insulin resistant when I'm at altitude. From Hyperventilation to Hemoconcentration, learn what happens to your body at high altitude.
I go through periods where my blood sugar just won't budge. Increased insulin resistance can be attributed to a variety of factors including: menstrual hormones, fighting off infection, and stress. Having a blood sugar over 200 mg/dL that just won't budge is extremely frustrating. You keep throwing insulin at it and then hours later [...]