A voice for living well with Type 1 Diabetes

Newly Diagnosed: 50 years of perspective

If you are new to type 1, this is for you. You didn’t ask for type 1 and it certainly didn’t arrive with much notice.  I am sorry for all the change going on now. Life isn’t a straight line and some angles don’t come with much warning. Type 1 is one of those! While it...

The 1 Big Thing

Own it. When our son was diagnosed, his emergency room physician said it best: “I am sorry that you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes.  But you have a choice.  Own your diabetes and you can control it.  Ignore it and it will control you.  You can live a productive life...

Gratitude Entry 1: Mom

Reflecting back on the first 20 years of my diabetes, I sometimes wonder how I made it. Much of the credit goes to my Mother. In many ways, she lived diabetes with me. There’s not much a three-year-old can do to manage diabetes. So, that’s where my Mother stepped in....