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What to expect when dating a person with type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an illness which is not easy to manage and it influences practically everything in life. When someone starts dating a person with type 1 diabetes, there might be some things that are good to know. Firstly, you should know…
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How to pick up healthy habits after summer holiday?

Where did my healthy habits go? I had a long summer holiday during which I slept in and didn’t really watch my diet. The whole spring I was able to withstand eating sugary treats, but when my holiday started, I succumbed. The daily routines…
Hiking with T1D
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Hiking and type 1 diabetes

When I was in high school, we did a 5-day hiking trip to Lapland. They say that once you visit the Finnish Lapland, it steals your heart. That’s what happened to me and for a very long time I wished I could go back there and hike for days…
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5 Ways type 1 diabetes has made my life better

Type 1 Diabetes isn't a very good life companion. It can be very stressful and taxing to constantly treat yourself. You can't get a holiday from diabetes and the complications of untreated t1d can be severe. Diabetes treatment is expensive and…