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!

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Weight Bias in Health Care and Tips for Health Professionals

Weight Bias in Health Care and Tips for Health Professionals

Here's how weight bias may impact your patients, and some steps to minimize weight bias for clinicians or future medical professionals.

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.

A Brief Guide to Alcohol Metabolism and Blood Glucose

A Brief Guide to Alcohol Metabolism and Blood Glucose

As a type 1 diabetic who loves a good IPA, I often get asked how alcohol affects blood glucose. The answer I give is not what most would expect. Alcohol does not equal Carbohydrates Most people lump alcohol in with carbohydrates. They expect alcohol to act as sugar and raise blood glucose. What they fail [...]