Living with Type 1 Diabetes
This blog is all about the ups and downs when living with type 1 diabetes. We try to focus on the ups, but let’s be real, having an auto-immune disease is not something that makes life easier. All type 1 diabetics are survivors in my books. We’ve all struggled with highs and lows and the amazingly encouraging normal glucose! We address everything from the everyday struggles to awesome accessories for diabetics and more!
If you’re a T1 diabetic and would love to write a guest post, let us know, we’d love to share other T1’s views!
A T1 diabetic isn't diabetic because they "ate too much sugar" or because they are "lazy and overweight". Our pancreas doesn't produce insulin – it's broken– and there is nothing we can do about it. It is not curable and it is not preventable. That being said, here...read more
I just ordered my first CGM from Abbott. The new Freestyle Libre was brought to my attention by my endo and I was immediately intrigued. Since the CGMs I had heard about earlier were $1000+ just to get started, I wasn't too interested. My A1Cs are usually really good...read more
It has been a little less than 2 weeks (12 days to be exact), since I started using my Freestyle Libre CGM. Long story short: I love it! Pros The main reason I love my Abbott Freestyle Libre is the fact that I have only had to check my blood using a...read more