About the Flu and T1D

About the Flu and T1D

Tis the season... To get your flu shot! Last year set a record for length of flu season, which lasted a remarkable 21 weeks according to the CDC.  While severity was rated as moderate last year, getting the flu is never fun.  Some may enjoy staying home from work/school, but rarely has anyone wished the [...]

Policy Update: Insulin for All

Policy Update: Insulin for All

Insulin, as many of you know, is ridiculously expensive. Check out what's currently going on in DC to reduce the financial strain of diabetes, and learn how you can get involved.

The Altitude Highs and Lows – How high Altitude may affect Blood Glucose

The Altitude Highs and Lows – How high Altitude may affect 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.