Category Archives: Insulin Injection

Type 1 Diabetes: The Knock Out Boxer

By Rob Cooper

My diabetic educator fired up a video of professional athletes enjoying their chosen sport. A cyclist whizzed down mountainous trails in California with an insulin pump mounted on his hip. A swimmer dove into a pool and …

Letter to the Editor: Where Do You Test Your Blood Sugars

By Diabetes Health Staff

Connie, a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, writes us about Meagan Esler’s article-

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Molly Martin, Motocross Racer

Molly Martin is a vibrant and energetic 18-year-old from Texas who’s had type 1 diabetes since the age of two. Five years ago, Molly took up motocross racing. She says, “I love riding motocross—it’s just you and the bike. I …

Choosing a Needle to Inject Insulin: What’s the Difference?

For a person with diabetes who is beginning insulin therapy, the range of products can be overwhelming.  The options are often limited by the patient’s healthcare plan, however, and the initial selection of a product is frequently influenced by the …