How Can I Prepare for a Critical Emergency With Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)?

This is the question that a medicine professor from the University of South Carolina, Dr. Anne L. Peters, tried to answer in the wake of the California wildfires and evacuations in 2019. She noted two types of critical emergencies that people living with T1D should get ready for: immediate evacuation and longer-term evacuation, where you … Read moreHow Can I Prepare for a Critical Emergency With Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)?

Disturbed eating behaviours and type 1 diabetes

It has been shown that type 1 diabetes (T1D)  is associated with an increased risk of developing disturbed eating behaviors (DEB) such as skipping meals, binge eating and purging (eg. vomiting, excessive exercise), as well as the risk of developing an eating disorder (eg. boulimia, anorexia). This problem is more important during adolescence, where DEB … Read moreDisturbed eating behaviours and type 1 diabetes