Did you know about the Teal Pumpkin Project? The Teal Pumpkin Project is a movement for children who cannot participate in traditional trick or treating due to either Type 1 Diabetes or Allergies. We use non food treats and for the Diabetic kids we funk up our pumpkins with the syringes our kids have throughout…Read more The Teal Pumpkin Project 2017!
We went to the cinema to watch Spiderman tonight! I've been dying for it to come out for a year, love Spider-Man, was sooo excited!!! But then again, I was also worried - almost worried enough to consider not going.. You see; it would be our first cinema visit since we adopted Dr Bernstein's Diabetes…Read more Cinema Date – Spiderman Baby!
Hi Everyone. We recently moved endocrinologists. Apparently this upset people that our new endo supports us. They couldn't accept that whilst the Dr supports them with a high carb diet, she may also support us with a low carb diet. It fried some peoples minds and the conversation got very aggressive. These people are high…Read more Online Bullying – who knew?
Most of you will probably know I was recently banned from Carter's swimming lessons for absolutely loosing my sh*t because I thought he was drowning (and he wasn't, he was swimming under water). It was awful!! Carter jumps in the deep end and totally disappears, teacher isn't watching, lifeguards not watching - I'm watching! My…Read more I got banned from the Swimming Baths!
Sugar Free Baking, Type 1 and my Cats.. ❤ Whenever I'm not working on a Friday evening I take advantage of the free time I usually have and bake some treats for the week ahead. Yesterday I made Bread, Bagels, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Buns, Chocolate Cheesecake Bars and Cookies. I moaned a lot, made mistakes…Read more I’m not very good at Baking but I will try (video)
Carter's basal insulin (Tresiba) is pretty dialled in now. He can remain flat and steady without eating / taking rapid acting insulin to correct day/night and does so easily say at his baseline around 4.3mmol. So, when at 4am his Dex and Nightscout started alarming and I tested him at 7.2mmol I was worried! I…Read more Growth Hormones and Type 1
We trialled the hypoband. It is an incredible piece of kit and it will save lives. Unfortunately it didn't work for us. I would however recommend you look into this tool and liaise with the wonderful people - we were very happy with the service. https://www.hypoband.co.uk/ The hypoband works on detecting cold sweats (a symptom…Read more Did you know we trialled the Hypoband?