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There are 7 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Living With T1D".

1. Can you drink alcohol if you have diabetes?

You have diabetes, and you wonder whether it was ok for you to drink that glass of wine at the dinner party the other night or whether you should have taken the club soda instead.  Here is your chance to weigh the pros and cons and make an informed decision.


2. A glance at recommended 2018 apps for type 1 diabetes management

In a fast-faced world where technology is forever evolving, it is not always easy to stay abreast of the latest apps* designed for people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). So here are some of this year’s top-rated, free diabetes apps to help you better navigate the world of carb counting, glucose ...


3. "We're all in!" How one veteran bank exec went from having no connection to type 1 to JDRF Global Legacy Challenge sponsor

RBC executive Matt Varey returned to Canada with his family, after working for the bank in Switzerland. He didn’t know it yet, but his life was about to change – and not just because of the move. “When I got back, my job was national in nature and I travelled the country to get to ...


4. Holiday gift ideas for people living with diabetes

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what to get those special people in your life.


5. Back to School with T1D

When a child with type 1 diabetes (T1D) enters the school system, it’s important that the child’s teachers, school and people caring for the child before and after school, are all aware of their medical situation.


6. My Summer of Strawberries…and T1D

It was the late 1980s and summer had just begun. I couldn’t wait for the long summer nights hanging out with my friends but if I really wanted to make the most of it and go to two-dollar Tuesdays at the movies ...


7. Diabetes Unscripted: The Caregiver Diaries

Originally I was going to write the book from my father’s perspective living with diabetes. Then it hit me while I was visiting my parents in Vancouver . My dad was in the hospital and my mom was by his side. I remember looking at my mom and seeing how dedicated she was to caring for my dad. She ...


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