A Caregiver’s Journey to Pump Therapy Part 1: My Daughter’s Diabetes Diagnosis

“A Caregiver’s Journey to Pump Therapy Part 1: My Daughter’s Diabetes Diagnosis” originally appeared on Insulet’s Omnipod Suite D blog, now called Podder Talk. In full disclosure, Insulet compensated me for the content that I created for them, but I am not being compensated for sharing it today. Our daughter’s diagnosis story, I have found, […]

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Valentine’s Day with Diabetes

Like any other holiday, Valentine’s Day presents a set of obstacles for children with type 1 diabetes when it comes to extra carbs, lots of sugar, and school parties. But with a little planning (and a little extra insulin!) your d-kid can enjoy the day. Heart-Shaped Sugar, Sugar, Sugar When Q was in preschool and […]

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Kids First, Diabetes Second Book Feedback

My Book Kids First, Diabetes Second may be updated for a second edition (yay!). I would love some feedback on your experience reading the book. Please take a few minutes — I promise it’s not terribly long — to answer these questions about the book. Thank you so much! -Leighann Loading…

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Kids First, Diabetes Second: An Introduction To The Book

Introduction of the book Kids First, Diabetes Second sharing advice on parenting a child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

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People Say the Darndest Things…to People with Diabetes

“People Say the Darndest Things…to People with Diabetes” originally appeared on Insulet’s Omnipod Suite D blog, now called Podder Talk. In full disclosure, Insulet compensated me for the content when I created it for them, but I am not being compensated for sharing it today. People living with diabetes depend on various tools and technology […]

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Diabetes Book Reading Challenge | January 2018

Summary: I’m challenging myself to read 6 diabetes books this year. Here is a list of books I recommend, books I’m reading next, and even a couple for d-kids. I’m not a “make a resolution” type of person, but I do like having some goals. Each year I start (and try to complete) a reading […]

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