October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and an important reminder that we all need to take care of our whole, overall health all the time, in addition to our regular diabetes management. Make sure you’re scheduling those imperative checkups and screenings with your GP and specialists to stay healthy and take care of YOU!
School is back and you may be packing lunches more often, however this is something that our family does all year round. We think packing lunches is really important and a very helpful way to control your carb count and know exactly what you are getting. Find out our tips and tricks in this video! […]
If you or a loved one was recently diagnosed with Diabetes– take a breath. It will be okay. If you need some words of encouragement, watch Rhodes’ video about Hope for T1D Kids. Next, get busy. Here are our top 3 tips for managing a new diagnosis: If you don’t already have an endocrinologist you […]
This weekend marks the beginning of autumn, which means the leaves will be changing before we know it and the weather may finally be getting cooler! Now is also a great time to evaluate how healthy your lifestyle is, especially as we are approaching the end of the year. We have some questions to ask […]
Whether you are managing diabetes yourself or you are the support system for someone, it is really important that from time to time, you take time to center yourself and take a break. Show yourself some love and take time for you to recharge and do something you enjoy! You deserve it. How do you […]
As we are getting ready for the arrival of Hurricane Florence, we have some tips for you in managing your blood sugar, making sure you have enough supplies, and managing your diet and exercise when there is a severe weather event coming. Stay safe!
We participated in the JDRF Type One Nation Summit this past weekend. It was interesting to talk to parents and adult type 1’s and hear that everyone from kids, to teens, to adults experience diabetes burnout or go through a period of rebellion from responsible management. Maybe we expect it from tweens and teens, but adults […]
Don’t miss these JDRF and American Diabetes Association events in Virginia this Fall! September 8: JDRF TypeOneNation Summit in Charlottesville, VA September 12: JDRF Get Fit to Fight T1D in Roanoke, VA September 22: American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes in Washington, D.C. September 22: JDRF Ben Etheridge Memorial Ride in Doswell, VA […]
September is here, which means there are a bunch of upcoming Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and American Diabetes Association events this season. It’s a great time to feel supported and support those with diabetes, fundraise and get involved. We can’t wait! Which events will you be participating in? Share with us in the comments below.