JDRF Blog

There are 5 item(s) tagged with the keyword "food".

1. Our Guide to Navigating BBQ Season

How to navigate BBQ season with type 1 diabetes. 


2. The Banana-Stub Stopper

 When I was first diagnosed with diabetes, there was something in particular that really surprised and bothered me—bananas...or lack thereof.  Suddenly I was no longer supposed to eat a whole banana, instead I was only to consume about one third.


3. What is a Beta Cell?

If you’re living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), you’ve probably heard a lot about ‘beta cells’ and the body’s misguided attack on these cells, resulting in T1D. For those of you who are just learning about the disease and how to manage it, JDRF wanted to provide ...


4. You can't eat that!

How many times have you heard this statement? For me, too many times to count. It never ceases to amaze me how many people think that they should be the one making food choices for me because I have type 1 diabetes (T1D). 


5. 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