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Diet and Nutrition

Inspiring Curiosity: What I Learned From Experimenting with My Diet

In the (almost) 20 years I’ve lived with type 1 diabetes, I have always maintained that this struggle has given me more than it has taken from me. I know that my experience isn’t shared by everyone but type 1 diabetes has been the driving force in my life, urging me...

A Healthy Start: 3 Low-Carb Breakfasts your Child will Love

Back to school – it has a whole different meaning for d-parents. As we begin to think about the many things needed to foster a great school experience, meetings with teachers and nurses, preparing supply boxes, reviewing 504 plans, etc., let’s not forget about the...

Cooking Diabetes-Friendly Meals

The paleo recipe I am sharing today, as with most of my recipes, has evolved to include fresh fruits/vegetables, meats, eggs, herbs and spices, and oils in an attempt to replace the standard processed ingredients I used to cook with. Switching everything to almost...

Diabetes and Special Occasions: The Gift of Technology

Check out 14-year-old Summer Asman’s experiences managing diabetes during special occasions.  Before diabetes, I used to love all of the desserts provided at special occasions, but now I dread eating dessert with people who don’t understand type 1 diabetes. It is hard...