Ten Reasons to support Carb DM through Mabel’s Labels

It’s summer time, and it’s the season for fun! Whether you’re traveling, splashing around at the beach or pool, picnicking in the park, or enjoying your favorite sport, summer is a great time to enjoy activities with family and friends. One thing that isn’t fun, though, is losing all your stuff!  Every time my child comes back from the … Continued

Summer Fun with the Oakland A’s

Sam Fuld is a role model to young athletes everywhere, especially those with diabetes. Sam, age 33, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 10, and he hasn’t let diabetes hold him back from a successful career in professional sports. The Oakland A’s outfielder was drafted to Major League Baseball 8 seasons ago, and … Continued

Empathy Exercises: Mother Daughter Communication Workshop

When it comes to building a better relationship between moms and daughters, empathy — the ability to put oneself into another person’s shoes — is key. That was the key message from the Communication Workshop at last month’s Mother Daughter Weekend. Led by Diana Naranjo, PhD, psychologist at the Madison Clinic for Pediatric Diabetes at … Continued

T1D Entrepreneurs: Carb DM interviews PumpStash founder Corinne Logan

The invention of the insulin pump is surely one of the key breakthroughs in 20th century medical technology for people with diabetes. Insulin pumps were invented in the 1970’s and first became commercially available in the early 80’s. Since then, countless insulin pump users have enjoyed more predictable and precise insulin delivery, tighter blood glucose … Continued

T1 Topics Recap: Traveling With Diabetes

Summer is upon us, and it’s time to plan the ultimate summer vacation! When you have type 1 diabetes, planning a trip requires a bit more than just getting up and hopping on a plane, but with some advance planning and preparation, there’s no reason you can’t have the time of your life. For Certified … Continued

T1 Topics Recap: Getting Started With Diabetes

There are some things in life that can truly turn your world upside down, and diabetes is one of them.  That period just after your (or your child’s) diagnosis can be an extremely intense time. You’re being bombarded with an avalanche of emotions — shock, fear, confusion, sadness, denial, anger, stress — as well as an avalanche of information … Continued

Ten Reasons to Donate to Carb DM during Silicon Valley Gives

Great news! Silicon Valley Gives day is on May 5, 2015, and Carb DM is joining in! Silicon Valley Gives is a 24-hour online fundraising event organized by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Hundreds of nonprofit organizations around the Bay Area are participating, encouraging their supporters to donate online between 12:00 am and 11:59 pm on May 5. … Continued