School Days with Diabetes: A Mom’s Perspective

School Days with Diabetes: A Mom’s Perspective

BY BRANDY DAVENPORT, CO-BLOGGER Ahhhhh… summer. The ups and downs of a changing schedule. Don’t fret — school is right around the corner. That’s music to many moms’ ears, but not so much for my son. Each season comes with its own set...
Diabetes at School: 7 Things to Help You Prepare

Diabetes at School: 7 Things to Help You Prepare

I remember diabetes at school. Being diagnosed shortly after I turned 12, I went through my middle school and high school years managing diabetes. I remember carrying a bright purple Caboodle (do you remember those things? Turns out, they’re still a thing!) with...
Diabetes at School: Q&A with a Fourth Grader

Diabetes at School: Q&A with a Fourth Grader

Managing diabetes at school is not an easy task. Things like school lunches and carb counts or PE with insulin on board can make it quite tricky. Today we get a glimpse into the life of a fourth grade student with type 1 diabetes, and what it’s like for him at...