Type 1 Diabetes

Control: How I Regulate Diabetes

Control: How I Regulate Diabetes

Is being a control freak really a bad thing? What if I say that i don't really "control" my Type 1 Diabetes, but because of my controlled diet and corresponding small  amounts of insulin, T1 Diabetes is somewhat self-regulating? Absolutely impossible? Read more....

What I Eat - Metrics For A Week

What I Eat - Metrics For A Week

What I eat on a daily basis has been documented both the diaVerge Facebook page, here in the food gallery, and within the post What I Eat- A Typical Day. Until now though, I've never published the exact metrics of my daily food consumption, or a week's average. 

For the past 7 days, I weighed and tracked everything I ate. 

diaVerge Featured In Diabetes Daily

diaVerge Featured In Diabetes Daily

diaVerge has been featured in Diabetes Daily! First with my story and again yesterday with an article I wrote specifically for the Diabetes Daily audience. You will see us writing for other resources in the future, all in an effort to spread the word about the practical, every day implementation of the low carb way of eating for diabetes management, Click here to see links to the articles and let us know your experiences with low carb 

Treatment of Lows (Hypoglycemia)

Lows are to be respected, not feared.

A great benefit of low-carb eating is that a diabetic will no longer experience crashing lows like they did when they were eating large amounts of carbohydrates and using large amounts of insulin. When eating low-carb, lows tend to be very gradual, and since you are following the Law of Small Numbers, your body only requires a very small correction to get to the ideal blood glucose level of 83 mg/dL.