Type 1 Diabetes

Push & Pull, The Difference Between Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes

Parents of kids with Type 1 diabetes want two things. First and foremost is a cure for the disease. Second, is understanding. We don’t expect our friends and family to completely understand it. Heck, we didn’t until it was in our lives. If we could get everyone to understand that there is a huge difference… Continue reading Push & Pull, The Difference Between Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF Walk To Cure Diabetes 2012

On September 15th, we participated in the 2012 Walk To Cure Diabetes sponsored by JDRF.  It’s an annual event held at the Milwaukee County Zoo.  We couldn’t have asked for a better day, the sun was shining bright, it was around 80 degrees.  Over 7,000 JDRF supporters were there to celebrate the lives of those… Continue reading JDRF Walk To Cure Diabetes 2012

Type 1 Diabetes

Test Strips, Test Strips, and more Test Strips

I named my blog “igotosleepcountingteststripsinsteadofsheep” because that is what I do, it’s true.  One night  as I was laying in bed, wondering if Joey’s pump bag had enough test strips, I thought, man, I go to sleep every night thinking about type 1 diabetes!  It’s not enough  that I spend most of my daytime hours… Continue reading Test Strips, Test Strips, and more Test Strips