College and Type 1 Diabetes: Panel Discussion Recap

The school year has begun, and it’s an exciting time for all students, especially for students starting their college years. They have a great adventure in store for them as meet new people, adjust to a new lifestyle, and discover who they are and what they want to do. As with any great adventure, college … Continued

Life’s a balancing act: Noah Moore performs for Carb DM

The Carb DM community has had the opportunity to listen to speakers of all kinds: medical researchers speaking about the latest breakthroughs in diabetes management technology, doctors offering tips on diabetes care, parents giving advice on balancing school and play, athletes offering inspiration for success on and off the field. Last week’s event was, to say the … Continued

Join the Atlas of Caregiving Project

Diabetes doesn’t just touch the life of the person who has diabetes, it affects the people closest to them. Parents, grandparents, best friends, and spouses may not know what it’s like to have diabetes, but they carry a different burden — the burden of seeing someone they love have to live (and sometimes struggle) with … Continued

Q&A with Chase Pelletier, race car driver

Chase Pelletier is speeding through life at a pace that would make anyone’s head spin. At just 19 years old, Chase is the 2014 Canadian Formula 1600 Super Series Champion, currently competing in the Formula 2000 open wheel racing series in Canada, and the Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car-A racing series in the US. He’s … Continued

Remembering Hilary Freeman

Last week, the Bay Area type 1 diabetes community lost a passionate advocate and a dear friend. Hilary Freeman passed away on September 9, 2015. Hilary was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was just 18 months old, and she had been living with diabetes for over 50 years. She was a Registered Nurse, … Continued

Juggling diabetes, playing with fire: an interview with Noah Moore

So be sure when you step Step with care and great tact And remember that Life’s a great balancing act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will indeed. (8 and 3/4 percent guaranteed). — Dr. Seuss People with diabetes know more than anyone about life’s great balancing act; balancing blood sugar levels, carbs, and insulin … Continued

Moving and living abroad with T1D

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade…. and that’s exactly what 4 year-old Liv Khawja and her family did. The family was introduced to Carb DM shortly after Liv was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and they were so appreciative of the support they received from the Carb DM community that they ran a lemonade … Continued

Connect, learn, and thrive outdoors at the SoCal Slipstream Weekend

Great news! Carb DM is partnering with Connected In Motion to bring you a one-of-a-kind event: the SoCal Slipstream Weekend. There are many great conferences and events for people with type 1 diabetes, but SlipStream is unique for a couple of reasons. For one thing, the weekend focuses on outdoor activity, with yoga, hiking, biking, and snorkeling sessions alternating with … Continued

Ways kids can give back to the T1D community

Do you have a BG meter you no longer use? Do you have extra diabetes supplies lying around? Carb DM and ABC Diabetics are partnering to help high school junior Nadia Khawja collect and distribute diabetes supplies in her family’s home country of Vietnam. We’ll be collecting supplies for Nadia at our Chase Pelletier event on September … Continued