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 [...]
We left for Switzerland at the beginning of March. This is the story of how we got back, the different approaches to public health, and the efforts we took to minimize risk of transmission and infection while traveling.
Looking for a heartwarming soup that's full of flavor and fibrous grains and veggies? Check out this recipe for chicken, kale, sweet potato, and red lentil stew to please most palettes.
The cost of some brands of insulin has risen over 500% in the last 10 years. Learn about the politics of insulin pricing, and how you can get involved!
Tis the season... To get your flu shot! I always seem to get sick around the holidays. Maybe it's the traveling or the big push at work/school before the holidays, but whatever it is I tend to get sick right around vacation. Last year set a record for length of flu season, which lasted a [...]
After completing a 10 day cross-country road trip from North Carolina to California, here are my 10 tips for road tripping with type 1 diabetes.
Having never been to Zion National Park and less than 24 hours planned in the park, a trip up the Narrows was top of my list (yes above even Angel's Landing). Why the narrows? The narrows is one of the most iconic hikes in Zion National Park, and its got something for everyone. Plus, when [...]