Living with Diabetes

5 Myths (and a Truth) About Diabetes

There's a prevalence of false information when it comes to type 2 diabetes. We're setting the record straight. Here's what's real and what's not when…

How to Feed Children with Type 1 Diabetes: A Trust Model

With Type 1 diabetes there will be special circumstances, but overall, the trusting approach that sDOR presents will help a child in the long run. Some of the traditional ways of managing diabetes can undermine a person's trust with their hunger and fullness cues, and constantly correcting highs and lows can contribute to a cycle of forcing foods when a child is not hungry.” Read more

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How I Keep My Teen with Type 1 Diabetes Happy in the Summer

I need to remember that communication isn’t just about me telling her what to do, but actually listening to what she has to say. We talk about situations that are going to occur and make plans for how to handle those events. While Kate may act like the last thing she wants to do is talk to me about all this, she knows talking it out ahead of time helps her win the freedom to not talk to me while she is out and around Read more

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