Type 1 Tips

Type 1 Tips: Keeping track of expiration dates.

It’s October… the best month of the year! As I turned the page in my planner this morning, I noticed this in the margin. Because we {thankfully} don’t use our glucagon kits on a regular basis, I don’t think to check expiration dates. Earlier this year, thanks to my friend Sara, I decided to put… Continue reading Type 1 Tips: Keeping track of expiration dates.

Awareness & advocacy · T1D 101

The glucagon.

This is a glucagon emergency kit. A glucagon kit is an emergency kit for diabetics’ extreme lows. A low so extreme he/she is unconscious. We have never had to use one of these. I hope and pray we will never have to use one in the future. Inside the kit is a mixture of concentrated… Continue reading The glucagon.