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Podcast: Life of an actor with type-1 diabetes

New podcast episode: Host and T1D dietitian Katie Bartel explores life as an actor with type-1 diabetes through the experiences of BC actor with T1D Veenu Sandhu

Toddler with type-1 diabetes wearing an Omnipod insulin pump

Podcast: raising a toddler with type-1 diabetes

Allie Chartoff shares her story of raising a toddler with type-1 diabetes in today’s FIRST Diabetic to Dietetics podcast episode with host Katie Bartel, diabetes dietitian. Additional article is below.   T1D: It’s everywhere Allie Chartoff was no stranger to type-1 diabetes when her baby girl was diagnosed with the disease. Her husband had been diagnosed seven years earlier, just one month into their relationship. A colleague, who quickly became a friend around the same time, also had type-1 diabetes and was a social media influencer for the same. She knew a few others with the disease over the years as well. But no amount of exposure could prepare her for when her child was diagnosed. “It was the worst moment of my life,” says Allie. “It didn’t make it any easier knowing that my husband has diabetes. Everyone’s a snowflake when it comes to this disease. There is not …

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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.

Nutrition for sport with type-1 diabetes recommendations

Nutrition for endurance sport with type-1 diabetes

Nutrition for sport with type-1 diabetes is not easy, and it’s not textbook, but registered dietitian Katie Bartel helps break the general recommendations down.