Infants & Insulin

Losing Control of Diabetes

Losing Control of Diabetes
But what happens when sweet little Carter wants to be more independent and to control his own sugar? Will he be easily motivated, wanting to make sure he stays in a good range so he always feels his best? Will he do it so that he can play sports with minimal interruption from diabetes? Will he keep himself well so he can keep dating a girl he really likes? What if he feels as though he has NO motivators to keep his sugar in range? What if one night he’s just too tired to treat the low that’s just getting lower? What if he rolls over, snoozes the alarm and thinks he’ll just deal with the high in a few hours, after a bit more sleep?

Growing up as a non-diabetic with a Diabetic sibling

Growing up as a non-diabetic with a Diabetic sibling

Having three kids is a blessing and a circus, all at once! It gets even crazier when you add a chronic illness like Type One Diabetes to the mix. How on Earth are parents to manage the craziness when one child seems to take up more of their time than the other(s)? In this blog post, we talk about a few simple ways to keep the entire family on the same page and attempt to keep life balanced for everyone. 

Growing up T1

Growing up T1
"It will get easier"... I'm sure this is said to everyone. I'm sure it is actually true for most people. For some, maybe it doesn't get easier, but...

3 Things you Wish your Endo had Told you!

3 Things you Wish your Endo had Told you!
3 Things I wish I'd known post-diagnosis! You know, the beginning stages, where everything is super fresh and confusing! Here are some tips/suggestions to make your life a little less stressful!

Admitting My Ignorance

Admitting My Ignorance
Admittedly, I stepped away from blogging for several weeks. I read all these articles about how to write a good blog post and post content that peo...

Carter's Story

Carter's Story

The most abnormal of normal nights, Halloween night provided our family the greatest of frights... None of which had to do with ghosts or ghouls. Neonatal Monogenic Diabetes Mellitus, a disease we'd never even heard of, became the new normal for our family, and more specifically, our six month old son, in a matter of just a few hours.