Living with T1D

Diagnosed with T1D – Some Life Changes You Can Expect

So now you are diagnosed with T1D and just starting a lifestyle change, what can you expect? I know that is a pretty broad statement, but the fact is that you are going to be surprised along this new path. You are going to be surprised by things like the time of day, exercise, food, colds,(…)

Squaw Valley Hiking with T1D

So what is the best way to start a hike in Squaw Valley, well with an Imagine Dragons concert at Harvey’s in South Lake Tahoe of course! I will tell you that if you were lucky enough to go to the concert in 2015, you may just be ruined for all other concerts. Those guys were(…)

T1D Can Stickittodamaneosis – learning to live with T1D

Well with the shock-n-awe out of the way, next up was learning to live with T1D training classes, where you get to try to remember as much as you can in 3 days. You learn about ketones and sugar levels and what happens when you are sick. It is a whirlwind of information that is vitally important,(…)

Diagnosed with T1D The SHOCK-N-AWE

So when you get the call that your child has just been diagnosed with T1D it is definitely a SHOCK to the family. How could this possibly happen!? In our case there was no family history and my teen daughter was 100 lbs., had a pretty balanced diet, was in shape and rarely got sick.(…)

T1D – How Did We Get Here

So where to begin with Type 1 Diabetes? I know, how about where it began with us. I think like most of the people that have develop T1D, it was totally unexpected. It could have been acute, acting like a sickness or a slow on-set of a things that did not add up, like your(…)