Diabetes Support

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and this year @Omnipodca & @pimpmydiabetes wants to colour feeds across the country blue on World Diabetes Day (November 14th) 

Hi diabuddies!

I‘m back with another travel story! As soon as we could safely travel again, I hopped on a plane to Croatia. It was one of my bucket-list destinations plus I really enjoy my solo travel adventures!  You might ask:

For many children with type 1 diabetes, site changes are a breeze. They are often excited and relieved to be done with multiple daily injections or finger pokes. That being said, site changes can be tough to cope with for some children.

To help support a child coping with a new type 1 diabetes diagnosis, one of our primary goals is to help
get children back into the activities they previously enjoyed. Part of normalizing the diagnosis is helping

A new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes brings a wave of emotion for parents. Worry, anger, sadness, and
fatigue. While navigating those feelings, a parent’s job is also to support their child with their new

People living with diabetes are accustomed to focusing on physical health. Monitoring glucose levels, tracking A1C, and counting carbs – diabetes demands a lot of attention.

When I was a teenager, my diabetes team at the hospital often showed me insulin pumps. I could barely stand looking at them and would immediately decline wearing one. For me, it was like walking around with a sign saying: LOOK AT ME I HAVE DIABETES!

Hello diabuddies,

Our online and offline community is pretty amazing when it comes to sharing information and supporting each other. Last month, it was so beautiful to see everyone unite for the cause and work to raise awareness around T1D.

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