Do You or Your Child Need a Medical ID Bracelet?

Disclaimer: always consult a physician for any medical advice. Anytime anyone is diagnosed with any type of serious medical problems/disabilities that may result in hindering the person’s ability to communicate the problems they may be experiencing then it’s always a good idea have a medical ID bracelet. It’s just the responsible thing to do in order to protect themselves. The …

Long-Acting Insulin, Lantus, Levemir, or Tresiba, Which is Best for Your Child?

Whether your child has just been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes or you’ve been dealing with it for awhile, long-acting insulin is necessary to keep the A1C level down. In case you’re unfamiliar with what long-acting insulin is they keep working in the background to keep your blood sugar under control throughout your daily routine. There’s currently four different long-acting …

How to Deal with a Type 1 Diabetic Child who has a Sweet Tooth

There may be nothing worse than having a Type 1 Diabetic child who has a sweet tooth to boot! Obviously candy and other “sweets” which are high in sugar content/carbs with little to no protein are a Type 1 Diabetic’s kryptonite. But alas we cannot control our food cravings and for some it’s an addiction. Our 11-year old son, Colton, …