peer support for diabetes
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Peer support – 5 + 1 places where to find it

Peer support plays an important role in my life. It reminds me of the positive effects diabetes can have. Meeting people who understand my condition relieves my stress about diabetes and makes it easier to cope with. The feeling of not being…
Healthy Diet leads to great blood glucose levels

Six weeks of sweet blood glucose levels!

In the beginning of this year, I was fed up with my blood glucose levels which seemed to know only two alternatives:  sky high or rock bottom. Food and insulin are the major players which influence the amount of glucose in my veins. Sweets…

Cotton candy carb estimation and bolusing accident

Accidental over bolusing means giving yourself too much insulin due to a carbohydrate estimation error. It can happen in an instant and sometimes it really scares me to think how close I have been of making a horrible mistake. A few summers…
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The story that unites all type 1 diabetics

A particular type of story unites all type 1 diabetics. These stories are most often heard at peer group meetings. I have always loved to hear them. The stories have quite a few common nominators, yet they all are different. They all lead to…