Diabetes Blog

Insulin Pump Battery Door Hack!
The other day, I shared what I carry in my diabetes grab bag, which included a nifty little key that opens my insulin pump battery door. Many of you asked where I got it from, but it actually came with my pump. However, it only came with one, and I’ve...
Lowering your HbA1c too quickly can affect your eyes
Today, I want to share a personal story that I hope can serve as a lesson for anyone in the diabetes community aiming to lower their HbA1c. Managing diabetes is a delicate balance, and sometimes, our eagerness to improve our numbers can lead to unexpected...
5 Tips for Stylish and Secure CGM Wear: Keep Your Device Stuck Down with Ease!
Let's talk about one of those pesky little things we all deal with: keeping our CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitor) stuck down. I know the struggle all too well - there's nothing worse than your device coming loose at the most inconvenient time. But fear...
Metformin: The Benefits & Side Effects
I want to chat about something that's been coming up a lot recently in my DMs: Metformin. Yep, the same Metformin that’s usually prescribed for type 2 diabetes. But guess what? It’s also being used by many of us in the type 1 diabetes community and by...
Heads Up: Fiasp FlexTouch Insulin Pen Shortages
I've got some important news to share, especially for those of us using Fiasp insulin. From April 2024, there will be a shortage of the Fiasp FlexTouch insulin pen. This could affect many of us who rely on this convenient little device. So, here's what...