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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The Altitude Highs and Lows – How high Altitude affects Blood Glucose

The Altitude Highs and Lows – How high Altitude affects Blood Glucose

Few things feel better than summiting an epic peak or racing down a mountain on skis, and few things feel worse than a bouncing blood sugar forming jagged peaks across your cgm monitor and ruining your epic day. I set about to understanding what's happening on the inside that could be impacting blood glucose at high altitude.

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.

Tagliatelle with Carmelized Shallots, Mushrooms, and Kale

Tagliatelle with Carmelized Shallots, Mushrooms, and Kale

Yes, summer is definitely over, but there are many things to love about fall and winter.  One of those is the cuisine.  Colder weather tends to bring on richer deeper flavors and warmer cozier meals, something that I am definitely a fan of.  This dish contains many ingredients that I am also definitely a fan [...]