Awareness & advocacy

Four myths about Type 1 Diabetes.

There are many myths about being a Type 1 diabetic. Here are four of the more common ones that I have heard several times since Luke’s diagnosis. Myth #1: A Type 1 diabetic got diabetes because he ate too much sugar. Eating sugar has absolutely nothing to do with getting Type 1. Type 1 happens when the… Continue reading Four myths about Type 1 Diabetes.

A new norm · Everyday life. · JDRF

Sometimes I think it’s a dream.

Every once in awhile, usually while I’m getting dinner around, it hits me that this carb-counting stuff is forever. Tonight was one of those nights. I don’t really even know how to explain it. Maybe it’s because I’m so used to counting carbs that, for a mere second, I think, “Wait! I don’t really have… Continue reading Sometimes I think it’s a dream.