WRITTEN BY: BT1 Editorial Team
When it comes to your health, it’s important to consider the whole package—mind, body as well as spirit. Eating well and exercise are crucial for healthy living, but considering how we feel, think, and see the world and ourselves in it are also integral for a balanced life. Here’s some reading that embodies what it means to be happy and healthy. Click on the topic below that interests you to learn more!
Mental health is imperative when it comes to taking care of yourself. Hear what doctors, other type 1s or care takers of type 1s are saying about depression, stress, eating disorders and burn out.
Finding Support After a Diabetes Diagnosis: “I didn’t want to admit it was taking such a toll on me.”
In order to stay healthy it’s important to remember preventative care, which entails regular check-ups. Especially with type 1, you have to be extra vigilant and see a doctor more frequently. Here are some pointers on how to keep your body in top top shape—some things might come as a surprise.
Be good to yourself. Listen to others who have gone before you. Here are some truly inspiring stories of how type 1s have found their way.
Eat right and feel great. You need fuel that helps your body accomplish all that you set out to do. Here is our advice on what to eat and some scrump-dilly-umptious recipes with carb-counts included!
Know the Basics
It’s important to stay active, whether it’s doing moderate exercise or extreme sports. Physical activity can help with blood glucose management as well. Always consult your doctor before engaging in sports to make sure you can safely do so.