I plan to eventually write about a bunch of these topics individually. Until then, here is my collection of links to a number of diabetes-releated topics that I have found especially helpful.

Blogs to read

Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosed in Adulthood:

Participate in Research:

Diagnosing Diabetes:




Amylin (another thing people with T1DM don’t make):


DKA: Diabetic Ketoacidosis


Testing your blood sugar

Disability? Diabetes is a protected class under the law:

Treating low blood sugar

Test strip subscription plans:

Prices may have changed since this list was created * https://start.onedrop.today/products/test-strips-plans - unlimited: $34/month paid annually * https://diatribe.org/new-livongo-unlimited-test-strips-and-coaching - unlimited: $65/month * https://mysugr.com/us/bundle/ - unlimited: $40/month * https://shop.mydario.com/ - 200 strips for $50/month * https://diathrive.com/ - varied, up to 200 strips for $30/month

Travel, Flying, TSA

Drinking Alcohol

Driver’s License

The Name “Diabetes”

Medical ID On Your Phone

Donating Blood


Cures and Conspiracy Theories