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Dear Congressman – A T1Ds Concerns with The American Health Care Act

Dear Congressman – A T1Ds Concerns with The American Health Care Act

I never intended Travelbetic to be a platform to share my political opinion, but with the release of the GOP’s first draft of legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare I feel compelled to share far and wide why I believe…

Surfing with Type 1 Diabetes

Surfing with Type 1 Diabetes

Tips for Managing Blood Sugar While Surfing with Type 1 Diabetes   I recently received an email from a fellow active T1D asking how I manage my blood sugar during a surf session. I thought my methods could prove useful…

Hiking the Grand Canyon with Type 1 Diabetes

Hiking the Grand Canyon with Type 1 Diabetes

Hiking the South Kaibab Trail Into the Grand Canyon with Type 1 Diabetes   Type 1 diabetes shouldn’t stop you from anything, especially not from hiking into the most beautiful place I have ever been, the Grand Canyon! Hiking the Grand…

Road Tripping With T1D – Part 1 – New Mexico

Road Tripping With T1D – Part 1 – New Mexico

Amongst the confusion, stress and worry that accompanied my diagnosis with type 1 diabetes 3 years ago, also dwelt concern for my ability to travel, to live carelessly, minimally and to let the world consume me, teach me and show…

CGM Data on Smart Watch while Surfing

CGM Data on Smart Watch while Surfing

One of the most frustrating parts of life to adjust to after diagnosis with type 1 diabetes three years ago was surfing. Nothing burns carbs like chasing waves for hours and keeping my blood sugar in range was difficult. I battled…

Featured Travelbetic: Ashika Parsad

Featured Travelbetic: Ashika Parsad

This month’s featured Travelbetic is the very inspiring Ashika Parsad. This T1D adventurer takes diabetes along on epic backpacking hikes around the mountains of Canada and shows the world that T1D can’t hold her back! Through her #AdventuresofaT1D campaign Ashika…

T1D Tips for Red Rocks Amphitheater

T1D Tips for Red Rocks Amphitheater

Red Rocks Amphitheater is America’s music Mecca. Every artist dreams of the day they get to mount the Red Rocks stage while music fan’s dreams are filled with magical moments on the rocks. Red Rocks is a natural amphitheater that formed when…

Im Back! Let’s Talk Internet & Diabetes Burnout

Im Back! Let’s Talk Internet & Diabetes Burnout

If you follow this blog at all, you have probably noticed my absence from the web over the past few weeks. Aside from a social post here and there I have lacked motivation to share my experiences with you despite…

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The Things I Carry: Packing for Travel with Type 1 Diabetes

Packing for a trip with type 1 diabetes requires a bit of extra thought. When I travel I like to bring only carry-on items so that I can keep an eye on everything and ensure my essential diabetes supplies are…

Nicaragua – My Last Surf Trip Before Diabetes

Nicaragua – My Last Surf Trip Before Diabetes

Having been diagnosed with T1D at the age of 22, only two and a half years ago, I have vivid memories of life with a working pancreas. One of those final memories before blood sugar checks and insulin injections was…