WRITTEN BY: BT1 Editorial Team
As they say, there’s no real rulebook for parenting—you mostly make it up as you go, learn from your mistakes (or the mistakes of your parents) and hope for the best. When caring for a kiddo with type 1, you’re faced with a unique set of responsibilities which can be overwhelming. First, know that you’re not alone and that there’s a whole community out there waiting to help. We hope these resources might ease some of that stress as you navigate type 1 diabetes (T1D) parenting and that these stories inspire you.
About two weeks before he died, I noticed a fruity odor on his breath when I was saying goodnight to...
We prayed with every fiber of our beings for a miracle. The test offered no miracle, and now we were surrounding his bed interlocking hands, with his pastor reciting final prayers.
Exercise is key to a healthy lifestyle. You should always consult your doctor before engaging in strenuous exercise to be sure you are physically able though.
Ketones are chemicals that build up when your body starts to burn fat for energy. The most common cause of ketones in diabetics is insulin deficiency.
Type 1 diabetes is a treatable disease; children and adults diagnosed with the disease can thrive as long as they are diagnosed in time!