Tag Archives: Child Diabetes

Living With Type 1 Diabetes: Parenting Style Impacts Control in Children

As a dad, do you tend to be authoritative and have high expectations of your child’s self control? Do you set clear limits and command respect, without bulldozing him or her? If so, you may be helping your child with type 1 diabetes stick to his or her treatment regimen. According to a recent study … Continue reading Living With Type 1 Diabetes: Parenting Style Impacts Control in Children

In the Trenches: Diabetes Dad

I just love when someone in professional sports who has achieved playing at the highest level with type 1 diabetes (T1D), takes the time to encourage kids to do the same. It is one of my favorite things about being in this diabetes world. I try to arrange it any chance I get. Our kids … Continue reading In the Trenches: Diabetes Dad

In the Trenches: Diabetes Dad

I try not to get involved in situations that deal with what is covered and what is not covered via insurance companies. There are just too many variables for all of us to understand. But this is something we can do something about–right now. We need to speak up when we can and today is … Continue reading In the Trenches: Diabetes Dad

In the Trenches: Diabetes Dad

This picture is something only a parent will understand. For the last 12,327,840 minutes of our lives, this door was our lifesaver for our children since Kaitlyn was diagnosed on September 26, 1992, and then Rob on March 20th, 2009. For 12,327,840 of the previous minutes, this space in our refrigerator had to be ready … Continue reading In the Trenches: Diabetes Dad

Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution Recent Research-4/18

This crossword puzzle was inspired by this week’s news and podcast reports. Play along with us to test your knowledge and comprehension on topics we post Monday-Friday. Please click the link below to download this week’s Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution: Diabetes Health Crossword Solution If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, … Continue reading Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution Recent Research-4/18

In the Trenches: Diabetes Dad

The call comes in. Another child is diagnosed with type one diabetes. Another family is impacted and changed forever. The call comes in. I’m surely not an island when it comes to this type of thing. Many take the call when it happens–we have been there. We become the ‘one’ people call for whatever the … Continue reading In the Trenches: Diabetes Dad

In the Trenches: Diabetes Dad

Diabetes Training Wheels As I traveled to work yesterday, I came upon a man who was teaching his child how to ride a bicycle. With his one hand, he grabbed the seat, and the bike leaned at an angle to the left as his son made his way down the street leaning heavily upon the … Continue reading In the Trenches: Diabetes Dad