Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes Doesn’t Sleep and Neither Do We

Previously posted at:  http:// suited.myomnipod.com/therese/diabetes-doesnt-sleep-and-neither-do-we/ Since my son Joey’s diagnosis with Type 1 diabetes in 2009, my sleep habits have changed drastically.  I would call myself sleep deprived, for sure, as do many, many other parents and caregivers of kids with diabetes. As I participate in multiple online groups with parents of kids with diabetes, I find that… Continue reading Diabetes Doesn’t Sleep and Neither Do We

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes 101: Language

First published at http://suited.myomnipod.com/therese/diabetes-101-our-own-language/ I knew when my son Joey was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes that we’d have a lot to learn. Boy did I underestimate just how much. I was with my daughter and her husband through my grandson’s diagnosis – I even attended the classes at the children’s hospital with them to try to… Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes 101: Language