Jungle Type 1 Diabetes — A Day in the Life

As the photographer for an off-the-grid sustainability institute in a Panamanian jungle, my life is not super easy to explain. Having Type 1 out here is just another interesting addition to the mix.

T1D Management On The Go: OneTouch Reveal

Earlier this month, Johnson and Johnson released the latest version of their popular OneTouch Reveal mobile app. Here's what you need to know.

Meet the Woman Behind Lyfebulb + The Innovation Summit

After her diagnosis, and completing her postdoctoral in diabetes, Karin began to notice that there was a lack of organizations out there that focused on enjoying life despite living with a chronic illness.

Exclusive with Former NFL Player Brandon Green

“At the professional level, you could lose your job if you have to sit out,” Brandon said. “You have to operate like you don’t have it – people won’t feel sorry for you and you’ll have to compete like everyone else.”

Riding the Loop: Life on the Artificial Pancreas

I tried to seek help from doctors, therapists and friends in my Type 1 community, but nothing people told me could just change my mind about the fear I'd developed over hypos.

How to Engage Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: A New Study

Since 2014, the D1 now researchers have worked with Galway University Hospitals to examine how young adults interact with their diabetes teams and how consistently they attend appointments to figure out ways to improve the diabetes management and overall health of these patients.

Are CGMs Really Safe for Dosing?

If you’ve been looking to safely ditch pricking your finger 10 times a day in order to confirm your glucose levels, well, your time may have come.

6 Ways to Make Healthy Eating Easy

Taylor Riggs, registered dietician and food enthusiast, has just published her cookbook Real Food, Real Simple. In addition to dozens of scrumptious paleo-friendly and gluten-free recipes, she has some sage advice on food and health for those living with Type 1 diabetes.

The Guide to Caring for Your Aunt’s Diabetic Cat

It's that time of year again, when your aunt leaves for her annual quilting conference in Orlando, and she's asked you once again to watch over her beloved cat who happens to also have diabetes.

Mason Wants Dessert — A Story in Pictures

We will spare you the stalling, little bits of tears and sister holding brother's hand. Pain is not something you get used to especially when you are a kid.

Up All Night

It's fair to say that my wife and I go up and down those stairs at least once a night, sometimes more. He's young and growing, so his numbers are erratic.

High Blood Sugars & DKA — Spells Danger

As I trudge through the valley known as T1D one thing has become alarmingly clear – DKA is very dangerous. A high blood sugar mixed with a high A1C and ketones and you have created a very dangerous scenario.

Insurance Company Conduct Negatively Impacts T1D Patient

Beyond being distressed by UHC’s policy and the efforts it took to find it, denying a replacement of an out-of-warranty pump is detrimental to Jessica’s healthcare and wellbeing. As a company, losing documents, delivering documents late, misfiling documents, mislabeling and crafting policies with misleading language, then making those policies difficult to find, is not only irresponsible, it’s unethical.

The Driving Diabetic

Driving is a great opportunity and makes planning a lot easier, but as teenagers with Type 1, we have to be extraordinarily careful. When I first started to drive and talk to other people about their habits with driving and Type 1, it seemed tedious and nearly impossible, but I am here to assure you that that is not the case.

Ketones & Low Carb Diets

We all are taught that ketones can result from high blood sugar or illness, but what I have recently experienced has illuminated another danger with regard to ketones – cutting out carbs.