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Jen: Birthday Parties and Type 1 Diabetes

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I get asked often what makes a party diabetes-friendly; here's what I've come up with.

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Jen: Do I Really Need to Carry a Giant Clipboard?

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It's time to be diligent again about keeping better records of insulin dosages, blood sugar numbers and reactions to specific foods for my son with type 1 diabetes.

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Jen: My Review of a Novel for Kids With Type 1

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In the book Power Forward by Tracey West (published by the same Disney/Lilly collaboration that produces this website), Justin is a 7th grader and a basketball star that just happens to have type 1 diabetes.

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Jen: My Big Diabetes Mistake

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Sometimes my experience and comfort with type 1 diabetes care come screeching to a halt, and I just make a big mistake. This happened not too long ago.

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Kim: Three Units of Tickle

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Find tips for parents on finding fun and humor with type 1 diabetes.

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Kim: A Diabetes-Themed Game of "Would
You Rather"

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A recent game I played with Kaitlyn really put into perspective how type 1 diabetes is so much a part of her life that it is hardly an inconvenience.

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Kim: Thanksgiving Gatherings

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In the past, holidays have been not only stressful, but tricky from a type 1 diabetes-care perspective. Here's how we'll handle it this year.

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Kim: How Is Kaitlyn Doing?

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When people ask me about how Kaitlyn is doing, here's how I'd like to answer.

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American Diabetes Month: 10 Ways to Get Involved Together

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November is American Diabetes Month, a time to raise awareness of diabetes and the importance of diabetes research. Here are some noteworthy events happening across the country, along with some other ways you can get involved as a family.

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