Diabetics need to avoid ketchup like the plague. I know it's tasty, I love it to death, but it's so full of sugar both from the tomatoes and the high fructose corn syrup that it's more of a curse than a pleasure. I like to replace it with yellow mustard as it has little to no sugar added. Green tea is an excellent tool for the Diabetic who is attempting to lose weight. Studies show it helps your... FULL ARTICLE…
More Type 1 Diabetes Info: Because we are still spending a lot of time clarifying misinformation with family, friends, and the vast general public. (Repeat with me: Will has type one... type ONE... not type two... type one!)
Type 1 Diabetes Supply Bags under $20 for Back to School-Every kid needs a great backpack for school and Type 1 Diabetes kids need cool options to carry supplies! Parents want a good sturdy bag that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. This collection of bags have been recommended by many Type 1 families. I am recommending them since they are under $20!
Animas sick day protocol - good device for remembering to check every 4 hours, up insulin if necessary, 10 carbs per hour to stay hydrated if appetite is poor (for our toddler's weight), and keep checking for ketones.
"Life hack No. 2: 2. Prepare a week’s worth of snacks and place them in clear storage containers or bags for when you’re crunched for time. If you can, label each snack with the total carb count so you know exactly what to grab..."