Tag Archives: Celiac

Ask Nadia: Celiac Disease Test

“I was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and was wondering if I should be tested for celiac disease? Dave Madison Wisconsin Hello Dave, It estimated that 1% of the population has celiac disease. If you have Type 1 diabetes, you have an 8% chance of having celiac disease. It is an autoimmune disorder that … Continue reading Ask Nadia: Celiac Disease Test

Diabetes Health Type 1: Fighting About Food

It’s not pretty. We had an argument the other night about gluten. It was over a BLT (bacon, lettuce, tomato) sandwich dinner that we wanted to make. I was going to have my BLT on gluten free bread. Instead of having BLTs, we skipped dinner altogether after our tiff. I live with Type 1 diabetes … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 1: Fighting About Food

Living With Type 1 Diabetes: Counting Carbs & Dodging Gluten

As a person with type 1 diabetes, I thought it was annoying enough to read every food label for the carb count. Somehow I always end up tearing open the package right where the carb count is listed and then trying to piece it back together to see how much insulin I need to counteract … Continue reading Living With Type 1 Diabetes: Counting Carbs & Dodging Gluten

Living with Type 1 Diabetes: Besides Food, What Makes You Happy?

I asked myself the same question. While I adore food (who doesn’t?!), there is more to life. Diabetes can seriously complicate our relationship with food and after a recent celiac disease diagnosis, I needed to focus on the other things in life that I love in order to remember how blessed I am. Here is … Continue reading Living with Type 1 Diabetes: Besides Food, What Makes You Happy?

Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution

Word Puzzle Posted on Previous Day If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write “add me to your weekly word puzzle list.” If you would like us to create a puzzle for you and our players, send your 8 words to puzzle@diabeteshealth.com and we will post … Continue reading Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution