Diabetic Birthday Cake Recipe

Our Type 1 Diabetic grandson was having a birthday, a pretty big deal to most kids. I typically host the family dinner for birthdays and so I needed to find a Diabetic Birthday Cake Recipe the flavor and style my grandson requested. This promised to be my biggest birthday challenge to date. I love attempting … Read more

Why is Carb Counting Important for Type 1 Diabetes

With our grandsons new diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes we needed to fully understand Why is carb counting important for Type 1 Diabetes. It is common knowledge that we all need carbohydrates in our diet. They are the main source of our energy for doing the things we want to do. However, to a Type … Read more

Monitoring Blood Glucose Levels

If we are going to give our daughter and son-in-law that much-needed break then we need to master the skill of monitoring the blood glucose levels of our grandson. This means mastering the dreaded finger poke. As shocking as it sounds, it doesn’t take long before it becomes a normal part of everyday life. It … Read more

Grand-parents and Type 1 Diabetes – What We Learned

In this article, I would like to invite you to follow us on our journey of discovery as we learn about Grand-parents and Type 1 Diabetes – what we learned is that through the scary and often confusing world of Type 1 Diabetes it isn’t so bad. With a few adjustments, life can resumes pretty … Read more


Welcome to our website, we are Rick and Deb. It became extremely important for us to learn and understand all we could about Type 1 Diabetes when our precious young grandson was diagnosed. I spent countless hours online gathering as much information as I could find about Type 1 Diabetes. Amazingly, I found all kinds … Read more