Editor's note: This blog is part of our Feeling 100! initiative, learn more here. Oh no! Your blood sugar is low on campus. No fear! Your hypoglycemic compass is here! Here are a few tips to help you dodge the drop: Always have low snacks ready Personally, I use pencil pouches that I use to store mints and peanut crackers. I can have the supplies I need and be discrete.
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The first time I walked into a college dining court, I was instantly stunned by the amount and diversity of foods available. However, my brain immediately switched to worrying as I realized that I would have to navigate my way through all these new foods as someone with T1D. How could I tell what sauces or toppings would add sneaky carbs into the dishes? How would I be able to measure out the correct serving size? How could I even decide what to eat with so many available options? Throughout my… Read more