Heart health & T1D

February (and every month) is Heart Month! Heart disease and stroke (CVD) are the leading cause of death both in the US and worldwide, in particular for people with diabetes (PWD).

Mommy Beeps: Parenting as a Type 1

Kim reflects on interactions with her sons and the difficulties of explaining chronic illness to young ones, which is what led to her writing the children's book, "Mommy Beeps."

Is Sharing Diabetes Numbers Online Harmful?

In the newest episode of Diabetes Connections, Stacey takes time to personally reflect on our society's need to share everything – and why this might be detrimental when it comes to diabetes numbers.

My Father’s Disease

Sam talks about his father's life with diabetes and how his eventual diagnosis brought the two closer together than ever before.

Letting Go of the Way Things Were

Bonnie shares an excerpt from the book she is writing for parents of a child with chronic illness. Through narrative and reflection, the book weaves a story of hope amidst the challenges of raising a child with T1D.

The Beyond Type 1 2019 Gift Guide!

Discover all the must-have diabetes goodies of the 2019 Holiday Season. It's time to treat your favorite T1D/T2D (or yourself) to some fresh diabetes swag!

DKA at 30,000 Feet

PK shares the harrowing story of her daughter's experience going into DKA while on a plane. Thankfully, the two were surrounded by professionals.

Watch SWEET YOYO – A Short Film About Type 1 Diabetes

After two years of winning awards at international festivals, Sweet Yoyo, a short film about a child with Type 1 Diabetes, is now available streaming online for the first time ever.

When Burnout + Exhaustion Is All You Can Muster

Stacey Obrecht shares some raw + honest words about the moments when all she has is tiredness + ill will for her son's Type 1.

The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom: A Book Review

Stacey Simms has recently added a new title to her repertoire: author. Stacey’s new book, "The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom," is available for pre-order now.

A Complicated Process: T1D and My Emergency C-Section

Hannah Brown shares the story of her pregnancy and birth of her child via c-section and the ways in which her diabetes played a role.

It Doesn’t Get Easier

Kate Felton discusses the trials and tribulations of watching her daughter grow up with diabetes, and the things that will undoubtedly change.

What is the “Right” Age For Certain T1D Milestones?

Stacey Simms, of the weekly podcast Diabetes Connections, talks all things parenting and Type 1 diabetes with guest Moira McCarthy.

Sibling Envy – When One Child Has Diabetes and the Other Does Not

Erin McShay talks having two children - one with T1D and one without - and the surprising challenges that come with raising them together.

Overcoming the Unthinkable: The Duffy Family Finds a Silver Lining

Marathon team member Tom Duffy shares the medical trials and tribulations his family has endured and how that has given him inspiration to tackle the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon.