We all have many hats that we wear in our lives - parent, partner, colleague, community member etc. For me, two of my most important roles are that of being a mother and a Diabetes Educator. The fact that my son has type 1 diabetes means that these roles intersect and overlap on a regular basis.
You are never fully dressed without a smile - especially when you live with diabetes!
Today, we bring you the top ten list of comments we'd rather not hear, and some thoughts on how we might comment when we do hear them.
"E1c" is a pun I use to capture the emotional factors we face that impact our ability and willingness to reach diabetes management goals.
Whether you’re an old pro and have been managing your diabetes for years or if you’re new to the world of tracking, counting, adjusting and managing your blood sugar – burnout can strike anyone at anytime.