I often say this, and I know it sounds crazy, but diabetes keeps me living in the present. This is the Zen of diabetes. Take it one day at a time.
There are many ways to support a diabetes diagnosis in the family. Some things to consider include open discussion, education, mindful eating and practice in carb counting, checking blood sugar and administering insulin.
What does a diabetes sick day look like? Often, it looks like the flu. Know the signs of diabetes. If your child has diabetes, any flu-like symptoms should be treated seriously.
Never let anyone tell you that diabetes and sport don’t mix. Team Novo Nordisk is the first professional cycling team to be comprised completely of cyclists living with Type 1 Diabetes. My son and I had the honour of watching them race in the Dubai Tour recently.
There are so many diabetes myths and misinformation, especially regarding Type 1 Diabetes. Diabetes myths are potentially life-threatening. Please be informed about this condition and do not trust everything you read online or elsewhere. Seek advice from a qualified medical professional.