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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Diabetes Emergency Kit Check List

Diabetes Emergency Kit Check List

Hurricane Florence has been making its way across the Atlantic, slowly building strength. Being without power for multiple days could mean a life or death situation without the proper preparation. Make sure you're ready with this Diabetes Emergency Kit Checklist!

10 Tips for Trekking Solo with Type 1 Diabetes

10 Tips for Trekking Solo with Type 1 Diabetes

Some might consider hiking alone with type 1 diabetes a risky undertaking. Although hiking solo with a chronic illness comes with a set of extra risks, in my opinion nothing is out of the question if we take some extra precautions. Here are my top 10 tips for adventuring on your own.

Disaster Preparation 101 with Type 1

Disaster Preparation 101 with Type 1

Hurricane Irma has been barreling across the caribbean leaving destruction in its wake. No matter where you live, you're likely to be at risk at some point for some kind of natural disaster.  Whether it's earthquakes, hurricanes, or volcanic eruptions, you should always have an emergency diabetes kit packed and ready to go.

Spicy Green Chile Chicken Pozole to Ring in Fall

Spicy Green Chile Chicken Pozole to Ring in Fall

As we ring in the beginning of fall when the leaves begin to turn and we begin to dust off our sweater collection, I'll offer up a soup recipe, as fall also marks the beginning of soup season. My boyfriend and I have both been fighting off colds this past week and feeling a bit [...]