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There are 7 item(s) tagged with the keyword "blood sugar".

1. OHIP+: What does it mean for Canadians with type 1 diabetes?

Great news for Ontario youth! Insulin, diabetes test strips and other prescriptions are now free for Ontarians who are 24 and under.


2. T1D and My Fingertips

My fingertips have endured multiple punctures per day due to blood sugar monitoring. They have become callused, and some of them scarred.


3. Hypos in Public

There are a few instances of hypoglycemia I’ve had that I’d like to forget. Hypos at home are tiring and draining enough as it is. Hypos in public are an entirely different beast. 


4. Ask the RD

Megan Skinner is a registered dietician and will be sharing her answers to the most popular diabetes related questions. 


5. Dave Kutner, Captain of the Canadian Men’s National Dodgeball Team, does not let T1D limit his active lifestyle

Diagnosed in 1989 at the age of five, Dave Kutner does not let his type 1 diabetes (T1D) deter him from actively participating in sports like baseball, football, volleyball, golf, and competitive dodgeball.


6. What songs get you through the hard times?

The power of music can carry you through the good and bad times. From rough days to the sunniest of days, certain songs can inspire you to press on. There have been times in my life where type 1 diabetes (T1D) got me down. There were a few songs that I remember helping me turn things around. 


7. Sometimes it just doesn't work...

Last week I had a meeting with the grandfather of a child with type 1 diabetes (T1D), who has been having some problems getting his blood sugar levels under control.


Lets turn type one into type none