The fall season is finally upon us, and with it comes a certain kid-favorite holiday: Halloween. There are some steps you can take to enjoy spooky-sweet festivities when your child has diabetes. With a little planning and preparation, you can help manage blood sugar levels successfully.
If you have ever woken up to find your blood sugar levels have taken a sunrise hike of their own, you’re not alone. This normal occurrence is called the dawn phenomenon. Let’s explore what it is, what causes it, and what you can do to help combat it.
Diabetic neuropathy is one of the more common complications that can arise from living with diabetes.
Whether you were just diagnosed with diabetes, recently moved, or are ready for a change, selecting an endocrinologist for diabetes is important to keeping your diabetes management on track.
As someone living with diabetes, you know better than anyone all the mental bandwidth diabetes eats up on a daily basis.
I’m Jaime, a Medtronic Employee who’s been living with type 1 diabetes since I was three years old and wearing an insulin pump for the last 20+ years.
Wake up. Correct high from dawn phenomenon. Calculate carbs for breakfast. Deliver bolus. Check sugar levels. Calculate. Deliver. Check. Calculate some more and deliver again.