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Going Blue: Mom and Daughter Face Autism and Type 1 Together
Natasha Buconjic Wallace is a Podder™ who has lived with type 1 diabetes for 32 years. Her daughter Mia was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at age three, but her struggles began at birth. This is Natasha’s story.
Fri, 04/05/2019 - 16:33
SEAN BUSBY’S HEROES: TAITE AND TREVOR HAMMER, ACTIVE KIDS WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES
In a series of 12 episodes, Podder™ Talk is featuring interviews between professional snowboarder Sean Busby and inspirational people in the diabetes community. In this episode, Sean talks with Taite and bis brother Trevor about living with T1D.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:47
FROM DIAGNOSED MIDDLE SCHOOLER TO PODDER AND COLLEGE INTERN: KAYLEY’S STORY
My name is Kayley Christian and I’m 19 years old. I’ve had type 1 diabetes for almost six years. This summer, I am working as an intern with the marketing team here at Insulet Corporation.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:43
INDEPENDENCE DAY AND FIRECRACKERS GALORE
Everyone has a secret favorite holiday. When you think of favorite holidays, the usual suspects come to mind. Christmas is the leader for most because of the decorations and the gifts. (Eggnog? Not so much.)
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:41
SIX WAYS TO LOWER STRESS WITH DIABETES
Work, family, school, traffic, finances, and relationships are common sources of stress for many of us. Add diabetes management and you may feel totally overwhelmed.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:39
CARING FOR COLTON, ONE DAY AT A TIME
My son Colton is a two-year-old toddler with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Every morning we wake up planning another successful day in the logs. Yes, you read that correctly. I said logs, as in, blood sugar logs.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:37
MANAGING DIABETES TOGETHER: WHAT PARENTS WANT MOST OUT OF THEIR PARTNERS
I asked parents, what was the #1 thing, dealing with diabetes, they would want from their spouse? The number one answer given by moms was that they wished their husbands would help more with their child’s diabetes management care.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:36
PREGNANCY AND PARENTING WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES: CATCHING UP WITH OLGA
It's no joke when people say that every pregnancy is different! I had one wonderful pregnancy with my son, Nikita, but this one... this one is different.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:31
DEAR TEACHER: A BACK TO SCHOOL LETTER
Being “that” parent can be a tough task for any caregiver/support staff. I am hoping to provide a few words of kindness, support and thanks to all who welcome the task of caring for my favorite guy, Colton.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:27
GAME DAY: 3 LOW-CARB SNACKS FOR FOOTBALL FANS
School’s back in session and in many parts of the country, the leaves are changing. That means one thing – it’s football season!
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:07
DESPITE DIABETES, OUR BLOGGERS HAVE DONE INCREDIBLE THINGS
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a time when patients, clinicians, and others whose lives are touched by diabetes bring attention to the challenges of this disease.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:05
PREGNANCY, FASHION AND TYPE 1 DIABETES: CATCHING UP WITH OLGA, PART 2
I have passed into the "I FINALLY have energy!" trimester, a.k.a. the second trimester of pregnancy.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 15:57
DIABETES AND CANCER: HOW ONE PODDER™ IS FOREVER BONDED WITH HIS LATE MOM
June 17, 2017 was easily the most heart wrenching and difficult day of my entire life. It was the day I lost my mother to cancer.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 15:45
TAKING BACK DATE NIGHT AND SLEEPOVERS: HELP FOR DIABETES CAREGIVERS
When my husband suggests we go out for date night, or a friend invites my son to a sleepover, it’s not easy to trust another adult to keep him safe.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 15:42
PODDING ALL THE WAY! CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK
So as we came to the end of the year, I had an internal dilemma: what do I get my daughters for Christmas?
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 15:39
SEAN BUSBY’S HEROES – SEAN’S WIFE MOLLIE ON TYPE 1 DIABETES AND RELATIONSHIPS
In this episode of Sean Busby’s Heroes, Sean talks with a very special guest – his wife of six years, Mollie Busby. Sean and Mollie share their thoughts on living with type1 diabetes as a couple, and how they support one another and live life to the fulle
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:43
PODDER™ PERSPECTIVE: 7 WAYS I LIVE WELL WITH DIABETES AND FEWER CARBS
Are you determined to take control of your or your child’s blood sugar in 2018? Low-carb foods can be a huge help in making this resolution a reality.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:38
PREGNANCY, FASHION AND TYPE 1 DIABETES: CATCHING UP WITH OLGA, PART 3
The third and last leg of pregnancy can sometimes be described as rough, and it can be, but you know what else it is? Amazing! It's so close to the finishing line and my blood sugars have finally stopped doing the dramatic ups and downs.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:35
PODS AND PEAKS: HITTING THE SLOPES WITH RIDING ON INSULIN
What do you get when you bring 60 or so skiers, snowboarders, and Podders together for a day on the slopes? Gear. Lots and lots of gear.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:21
CHOOSING TECHNOLOGY AS A PARENT WITH DIABETES: TUBES OR TUBELESS PUMPS?
As a mother of a 5-year-old and a 13-month-old, my life with type 1 diabetes is busy. I work a full time job, am a full time Mom, and lead an active life with yoga, and distance running and cycling. Diabetes has to be managed within these components.
Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:04