COVID Vax and T1D
Recognizing Our Stars
Although we do not know the cause of type 1 diabetes, scientists believe that there is an environmental trigger that kick-starts the autoimmune process. When the body has the added stress of something like a virus, for example, it may cause the body to start attacking itself. For type 1 diabetes, the islet cells are …
The era of continuous glucose monitoring has put a spotlight on the many fluctuations that a person with diabetes (PWD) has in a day, and even in an hour sometimes. With access to this data, it is understandable why PWD are looking to make the hills in their blood sugar roller coasters less steep. One …
The European Association for the Study of Diabetes gathered in Stockholm, Sweden September 19-23 and Children with Diabetes’s founder and president, Jeff Hitchcock, and Clinical Director Marissa Town, attended and participated in a variety of events. Here’s a quick peek at what CWD did throughout the EASD meeting. Tuesday As part of the #DeDoc° symposium, …
Current Poll Question
Did you or your child have a virus before being diagnosed with T1D?
Yes, some type of virus, not sure what.
Yes, the COVID virus.
Yes, a coaxsackie virus.
Nope, diagnosis was out of the blue.