What Can I Eat with Type 1 Diabetes

Figuring Out What You Can Eat? With the insulin available today you really have many choices when it comes to food. The first thing you will want to do is set up an appointment with a registered dietician, you can read more about this under setting up your medical team. Understand how food, insulin, and activity work in your system will allow you even more flexibility in your food choices. The most advanced system to calculate your food to insulin ratio is done by using carbohydrate counting. Read more [...]

My Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Plan

Bonnie's Story: When I was first diagnosed the doctor referred to the change in my insulin as the honeymoon stage, which meant my pancreas was producing some insulin. I really do not know how long this stage lasted for me. Very early in my diabetes, I realized what worked one day may not work the next, (everyone is different and so many things have changed over the years.) Today my pancreas produces no insulin and this is known as Type 1 diabetes. The choices today are endless in diabetes care. Read more [...]