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My Purse Has Diabetes Too

My Purse Has Diabetes Too

You or your child may have type 1 diabetes, but did you know your purse does too?  We asked a few women in our DYS family to give us a peek into their purse.  Can you relate? How does your purse compare to these? Lindsay Jordan I am a mom with TWO kids managing type 1...
Why DYS? Dr. Watkins

Why DYS? Dr. Watkins

  In June, Dr. Mark Watkins will join us for camp for the 10th time. Usually you will find him hard at work at the EDCC, but at camp you may find him climbing the 50 foot tree! Dr. Watkins knows that he is, technically, working as the medical director and on duty at...
T1D, My Sister, and Me

T1D, My Sister, and Me

Written By Macey Shock (Sibling- Brynn Anspach) Type 1 Diabetes is a life changing diagnosis for not only the individual affected, but the entire family. Almost one year ago, it seemed as though our lives had gotten turned upside down. I will never forget the phone...
Thanksgiving Game Plan

Thanksgiving Game Plan

Thanksgiving isn’t just a challenge for a diabetic: it’s challenging for people who are dieting, those who have celiac disease, vegetarians, those with allergies, and so many more. News flash, Thanksgiving is a holiday that revolves around food. For many people...
Reflections from a Type 1

Reflections from a Type 1

Diabetes is something that you have to learn to deal with. There is no easy answer on how to do that. There is no easy way to live a “normal” life. However, it is not something that has to hold you back. Here are some bits of knowledge that I have learned over the 23...