Articles > Nutrition & Exercise

  1. You Told Glu: It’s Not Always Easy to Eat Well


    There are many challenges revolving around nutrition, whether you are living with or caring for someone with T1D. Counting carbs, cooking meals, and addressing other food issues (such as Celiac disease) can be tricky and increase the burden of managing blood glucose. Deciding to follow specific diets are very much personal choices; however, personal choice […]

    Read More
  1. Living with a Dual Diagnosis of Celiac and Type 1

    Yellow paper with the words Danger gluten on buns. Celiac Disease concept. Close up.

    In part two of our series on type 1 diabetes (T1D) and celiac disease (CD), we interviewed Stacey Cunnington, a college student who as diagnosed with T1D in 2011 and then diagnosed with CD just a couple of months later. We wanted to know how she deals with both diseases on a daily basis and […]

    Read More
  2. Did You Know? Celiac Disease More Common in People with Type 1 Diabetes

    This is the first of a three-part series on celiac disease (CD) and type 1 diabetes (T1D), researched by Glu summer intern, Ryan Brennick (GluRyan). Ever wonder what your providers are testing for when they are doing blood tests? Testing for celiac disease is popular for those with T1D, since symptoms often go unnoticed and […]

    Read More
  3. You Told Glu: Managing Blood Glucose and Exercise

    Exercise header

    Last summer, we asked the Glu community to weigh in on exercise and type 1 diabetes. This survey, a collaboration between T1D Exchange and Drs. Jordan Pinsker and David Kerr of the William Sansum Diabetes Center, provided valuable insight with respect to how people manage their blood glucose before, during and after exercise. Here is […]

    Read More
  1. Applying Science to Exercise with Type 1: The Experts Weigh In


    Six months ago, a small group of us from Boston and Northern New England gathered to discuss our interest in bringing a Glu Event to the seacoast region of New Hampshire to serve a new group of Glu users and people affected by type 1. We brainstormed topics of interest that would be most helpful […]

    Read More
  2. T1D and Exercise: A Glu Event in Southern New Hampshire


    You’re Invited to a Type 1 Diabetes and Exercise Symposium! T1D Exchange, in partnership with Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, is hosting this special event on type 1 diabetes and exercise. Listen to clinical experts speaking on glucose management before, during, and after exercise. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and share advice with others managing their type […]

    Read More
  3. Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes: A 10-Step Guide to Getting Started


    It’s the season for New Year’s resolutions, and if yours is to start exercising, you are not alone. Exercising, losing weigh,t and being healthier are among the top New Year’s resolutions every year. Whether this is your first attempt or you have tried starting exercising before, you probably have a few questions about exercising safely […]

    Read More
  4. A Glu Panel on T1D and Nutrition


    Food is probably a central point of every diabetes-related discussion at some point. Here at Glu Headquarters in Boston, we have a pretty diverse range of dietary approaches—some based on personal diabetes management and others based on parenting a child with type 1. We thought it would be fun (and hopefully useful!) if we got […]

    Read More