Dance Your Way Through Diabetes: The Benefits for Your Body

Monday, June 27, 2022 - 11:29

Whether you are a person living with type 1 diabetes or not, there’s always a good reason to break out into a little dance. You just scored a new job, your team won the finals, the sun is shining, or you feel like doing a shimmy in the shower. One of the great things about dancing is that you can do it anywhere, anytime and you don’t need to be good at it to reap its many health benefits.

How To Work Remotely Like A Boss When Living With Type 1 Diabetes

Monday, May 2, 2022 - 12:03

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced many workplaces to embrace flexible working arrangements. While not all professions are able to be performed remotely, if all you need is a computer and an internet connection, you may well find yourself working from home for most of the week. Depending on your employer, you may or may not be expecting to return to your workplace full-time even when the pandemic passes.

Boost Your Wellbeing: 8 Ways To Reduce Diabetes Stress

Monday, April 11, 2022 - 14:39

We all feel overwhelmed from time to time. Whether it is a major life-changing event or a string of minor setbacks, they all have an impact on our health. That is why we have put together 8 ideas that may help you manage stress.


Tip 1 Recognise Your Stress Triggers

Now That You’re A Responsible Young Adult

Friday, March 11, 2022 - 09:49

The transition from your youth years into becoming a young adult is a major milestone. If you’re living with type 1 diabetes, significant events like moving out of home, navigating social (and romantic) relationships, entering university or college, or starting your first full-time job, can often pose a challenge to optimal blood glucose (BG) management.1 During this time of your life, dealing with insulin and carbohydrate counting may be the last thing on your mind.


Google Autocomplete Series: 10 Most Googled Questions About Type 1 Diabetes

Friday, March 11, 2022 - 09:46

Whether you are living with type 1 diabetes or someone close to you is living with the condition, it’s normal to have questions about how the condition develops, how to manage it, and how it might affect different aspects of your life.

We used the autocomplete feature available on Google to find out what people’s most searched questions are around type 1 diabetes.

What Is Thirst Hunger, And How Can We Deal With It?

Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 11:38

We commonly associate hunger with needing food. However, there are times when a grumbling stomach isn’t a sign of needing food but water! In fact, approximately 1 in 4 people mistake thirst for hunger.1

How To Spot Thirst Signals

The Benefits Of Swimming If You Are Living With Type 1 Diabetes

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 14:10

As the summer comes around and you begin to plan some warm-weather getaways, you might be itching to know: is it safe to go swimming if you or a loved one are living with type 1 diabetes?

Here’s the short answer: Yes! When you take safety measures and get the okay from your healthcare team, swimming is fun and a great form of exercise that may help you manage your type 1 diabetes.

Benefits Of Swimming For People Living With Type 1 Diabetes

The Link Between Sleep, Food, And Type 1 Diabetes

Friday, January 14, 2022 - 17:06

Imagine your favourite restaurant – during the day it’s a bustling place with all sorts of activities going on but after closing hours, the staff starts putting the place back together again preparing for the next day.

The Benefits Of Mindfulness When You Are Living With Type 1 Diabetes

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 10:08

Here’s an interesting piece of information – do you know that the practice of mindfulness as we know it today has been in existence for centuries or that it can be found in almost all religious or spiritual beliefs?

How Music Therapy Can Support People Living With Diabetes

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 09:48

Have you ever thought of the potential benefit that music might have on the emotional and physical well-being of a person living with diabetes? Keep reading to learn how music therapy might support your health if you are living with diabetes.


What Is Music Therapy?

Music therapy is a profession where music is used to reach emotional well-being and physical health goals in people living with a variety of different conditions that affect physical and mental well-being, including stress and anxiety.