This may seem like a strange time to discuss backpacking with type 1 diabetes as many trails are closed, national parks are closed, and organizations like the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the Pacific Crest Trail Association are recommending that people postpone or cancel trips due to COVID-19. Furthermore, The American Hiking Society at this time [...]
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.
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.
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.