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How Is Diabetes Diagnosed

Your illness doesn’t define you –your strength & courage does!!

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Tips to Control Your Blood Sugar

Tips to Lower Blood Sugar Good blood glucose control is vital to diabetes care. Studies have shown that good control can prevent or delay the onset of complications. Here's how you can control and reduce your blood sugar.

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The Best and Worst Foods for Type 2 Diabetes

Eating the right foods can help keep blood sugar on an even keel. Find out what to put on the menu when you have type 2 diabetes.

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Oh, my gosh. Reading this one was like someone stabbing me in the heart. That's how I felt when my Grandson was first diagnosed. And I'm sure my Daughter felt the same way that day in the hospital. I have no idea when the reality of having T1D hit my Grandson, but my heart still breaks for him because he is the one that has to live with it 24/7. All I can do is continue to PRAY FOR A CURE.

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Understanding Type 1 Diabetes

Understanding Type 1 Diabetes anatomy poster describes how Type 1 diabetes affects the process of insulin production by the pancreas.

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Fish is an excellent choice of protein for a Diabetic who is looking to lose weight. It's full of Omega fatty acids which are great for your body, and the calcium in the bones (if you include them) can meet the daily recommended doses. Drinking water is important for everyone, but is especially so for diabetics. There is a reason that most diabetics drink like a fish before they are diagnosed... FULL ARTICLE…

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How to Fuel for a Long Run With Type 1 Diabetes

We recently got reader mail asking for help with balancing long runs, fueling, and Type 1 diabetes. Keith, a longtime runner, wrote in to tell us he was recently diagnosed with rare, late-onset Type 1 diabetes. Being diagnosed with Type 1 as an adult is rare in the sense that Type 1 is typically diagnosed earlier in life; the condition was once referred to as juvenile diabetes.

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Being diagnosed with diabetes, or knowing someone who is diagnosed with the condition, may throw up many questions about how it fits into our daily life, from how it makes us feel to managing diabetes at work, or whilst we are driving. We can also get a lot of support and encouragement from other people.