When individuals think about diabetes they often picture overweight people who should limit their sugar consumption. However, many of these individuals do not realize that this is not the case for people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). This misconception can be a result of the portrayals of individuals with T1D in the media, such … Read more Misrepresentation of Type 1 Diabetes in the Media
A lot of research is being done in the diabetes field to find how to best treat type 1 diabetes (T1D), and perhaps even how to prevent and cure it. Some researchers believe that the causes first need to be identified. Yet, exactly what triggers the onset of T1D is still unclear, and there are … Read more What Are the Possible Causes of Type 1 Diabetes?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M8cFvOF6ck Dr. Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret, endocrinologist, and Dr. Yves Robitaille, internal medicine specialist, answer questions from the public on deconfinement measures and type 1 diabetes. Enjoy the viewing! You can download the summary of the conference translated into English. Download
When you don’t live with type 1 diabetes (T1D), skipping a meal when you’re sick is generally safe. However, if you’re ill and living with T1D, skipping a meal or vomiting after a meal leads to a high risk of hypoglycemia. What is glucagon? Glucagon is a hormone that is produced by the pancreas’s alpha … Read more Using Glucagon to Prevent Hypoglycemia When You’re Ill
Managing type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a challenge 24/7. Nighttime hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia can be symptomless and go undetected, which often makes it even more complex. This is why many parents who have children with T1D regularly wake up in the middle of the night to check on their children’s blood sugar levels. A US research team … Read more How Does Type 1 Diabetes Impact the Sleep of Children with T1D and Their Parents?