Dietetics

Registered dietitian Katie Bartel reflects on 34 years with type-1 diabetes

Type-1 Diabetes: the 34-year diaversary

Katie Bartel’s type-1 diabetes turns 34 today. In this “diaversary” themed post, the registered dietitian takes time to reflect on the achievements she’s had with type-1 diabetes constantly at her side.

Salmon: calculating mealtime insulin dose using fat-protein units

Calculating the ‘fat-protein’ math for type-1 diabetes

Registered dietitian Katie Bartel walks us through how to calculate insulin for high fat-protein meals using fat-protein units

Charcuterie plates are a great, no-cook, meal option in the midst of a BC heat wave

Surviving eating in a heat wave

When the heat wave hits and your appetite plummets, what do you do for nutrition? Registered Dietitian Katie Bartel provides meal suggestions for navigating low to no appetite during a heat wave.

HbA1c: It’s just a number

Registered dietitian Katie Bartel discusses the pitfalls of striving for a perfect HbA1c, and encourages both the T1D community and healthcare professionals to look at the broader picture, beyond the number.