It seems like the easiest thing in the world to pack a lunch. But two years ago when my younger son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, those little everyday things felt like huge obstacles. Here’s how we figured out a way for him to know how many carbs are in his lunch and snack.
On a holiday that’s all about the food, what’s a diabetic and his family to do?
What’s different about cooking for diabetics? Not much, really. You just need to be conscious of the numbers.
My friend Becky Campbell wrote this two years ago at my request. I was writing for a parenting blog and … More
This is primarily a recipe website, but it was born of my need to figure out the carb count of my family recipes so I can feed my child with Type 1 Diabetes and keep him healthy.
Learn the warning signs of T1D.
I’m sharing the method we use to figure out how many carbs are in a non-standard-size serving of food. Because what kid ever wants to eat a standard-size serving of anything?