Thanksgiving and Diabetes

Thanksgiving and diabetes

With the arrival of October comes the necessity to discuss Thanksgiving and diabetes. I know our American friends don’t celebrate Thanksgiving until November but in Canada, we will be feasting on turkey dinner this coming weekend. I just love all the preparations, the baking and cooking certainly fill the house with the most amazing, mouth-watering … Read more

Teaching Kids Diabetes Management

Once diagnosed, it is important to understand when to begin Teaching Kids Diabetes Management because Type 1 Diabetes is a disease that will be with them for life. That means there are no breaks from it and no cure. For the rest of your life, you will be having to monitor and make adjustments for … Read more

Why is Carb Counting Important for Type 1 Diabetes

With our grandson’s 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