The wildcard post is about exercise and type 1 diabetes. How do we keep Joey active and how does he manage type 1 while being active. It’s not hard at all to keep him busy. He’s an athlete, he loves to be in a sport with each season, so as a freshmen he started with… Continue reading #Dblog Week-Wildcard Post
It’s the final day of #Dblog week. It’s so much fun to read all of the entries! Some are funny, some are serious, regardless we all something in common which is we love someone with type 1 diabetes! Today’s topic is Tricks and Tips! One tip that I have is to be as open with… Continue reading Tips and Tricks: Day 5 of #Dblog Week
Today’s topic is The Healthcare Experience. There are so many ways to go, do I talk about the struggle getting supplies, or the way the healthcare professionals grade you based on the A1C, or how expensive this disease is? I’ll start with our Diabetes clinic that Joey goes to, the same place we took all of… Continue reading Healthcare and Type 1
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. Who would have thought that we’d also have to learn an entirely new language; the diabetes language? In addition to the new language we had to learn rather quickly,… Continue reading Language & Diabetes 101
I love Diabetes Blog Week, I look forward to it every May. Those of us who blog about diabetes get to share our thoughts with you and with other bloggers! Why do I blog: I started blogging after my son Joey, who had just turned 8 was diagnosed. I felt like I had so much… Continue reading Diabetes Blog Week, Why do I blog.
“We think a lot about the physical component of diabetes, but the mental component is just as significant.” Emotions! As a mother I try to stay as positive as I can! I feel like I set the tone for the mood for the family, so if I’m strong, maybe everyone else will follow my lead.… Continue reading The Other Half of Diabetes