National Diabetes Awareness Month

Why Do We Celebrate World Diabetes Day?

World Diabetes Day is a day to address issues facing the global diabetes community and is also is Sir Frederick Banting’s birthday. In case you’re not familiar, Banting and his assistant Charles Best co-discovered insulin in the 1920’s. They were both extremely important pioneers in diabetes research.

Life With Type 1 Diabetes · National Diabetes Awareness Month

Tips for Traveling with Type One Diabetes

The holidays are just around the corner. Many diabetics may be traveling from one city to another to be with loved ones. During the year, people may also travel for business or vacation purposes too, and an extra effort for safe travels with diabetes should be ensured for both cases. Before traveling, you need to… Continue reading Tips for Traveling with Type One Diabetes

National Diabetes Awareness Month

World Diabetes Day: What I Want You To Know

Today I {again} changed my Facebook profile picture. It’s my goal to spread a lot of awareness this month for Type 1 Diabetes. I think JDRF has helped us greatly in creating this niffty little app to help us spread that awareness, and I’ve seen plenty of people change their profile pictures in all of… Continue reading World Diabetes Day: What I Want You To Know

National Diabetes Awareness Month


I am Calla Michalski. I am currently 27 years old and have been living with Type 1 Diabetes for 18 years. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and T1D looks like me! If you have T1D or know someone who does, help us raise awareness this November. Join us in showing the world what T1D looks… Continue reading #T1DLooksLikeMe