I’ve walked with the diabetic label attached to me for over 3 decades, and unlike many of my fellow T1Ds, I’m not quite ready to give it up in favour of the more PC PWD. Continue reading Diabetes Terminology: PWD vs D
Dear endocrinologists, it’s time to throw away those damn scales! Continue reading T1D: Ban the Scale, Build Rapport
When my Saturday Cycling Friend suggested we ride Burnaby Mountain I gave her a big fat no – for 4 straight months! And then one day, I said yes.
Continue reading T1D Looks Like Me – Climbing Burnaby Mountain
It’s hard to remember the unpredictability and stranglehold that Dear Diabetes has on us. There are so many factors that contribute to blood glucose management, often things that are completely out of our control. Continue reading The Unpredictability of Blood Glucose in Sport
Hello Diabetes, are you still there? Yep. Still here. Continue reading Type-1 Diabetes: Year 32
After almost a full season of cycling I told my husband I was ready for 100 km. Apparently, he thought I was ready for 122.5 km Continue reading Cycling 122.5 km with Type-1 Diabetes
Katie Bartel features sport with type-1 diabetes in podcast form. Continue reading D2D: The First Podcast