A child who has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes may feel as if they are the only ones who have the disease. However, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimates that 3 million people are living with the chronic condition in the U.S.
Sean Busby was a sponsored professional snowboarder at the age of 16 and was gearing up for a shot at the Olympics when he began to feel unhealthy for the first time, according to a recent article published by ESPN.
Some people are their own worst enemy when it comes to diabetes management. Individuals with type 2 diabetes can stray from their diabetic diet and think that their physician will be none the wiser by the time they are due for their regular HbA1c test.
Many people wonder how type 1 diabetes will affect their lives when they are first diagnosed with the disease. Since individuals typically develop the condition during childhood or adolescence, it may be scary or overwhelming for them at first.
Diabetes is a serious disease requiring professional medical attention. The information and recipes on this site, although as accurate and timely as feasibly possible, should not be considered as medical advice, nor as a substitute for the same. All recipes and menus are provided with the implied understanding that directions for exchange sizes will be strictly adhered to, and that blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individualized dietary guidelines as directed by your physician and/or health-care-team.