Category Archive: National Diabetes Awareness Month

The Artificial Pancreas

“Where is the money I am donating to you for JDRF going to?” is a question that I am asked all too frequently. My friends, family and supporters are always interested to know… Continue reading

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.

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

#T1DLooksLikeMe

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… Continue reading

Two Languages

September 30th “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog!

Grinds My Gears

September 23rd “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog!

Finally Understand

September 16th “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog!

I Wear My Pancreas on the Outside

September 9th “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog!

Type 1 Infographic

September 2nd “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog!