Reclaim your Rise Podcast

99. Tackling Holiday Stress with T1D and 5 Tips for Feeling Balanced

December 19, 2023

Do you worry about staying balanced during the holiday season with T1D? The holidays can be stressful enough as it is, but then add in regulating your blood sugar and we have a whole other worry. In this episode, I identify three “archetypes” of people with diabetes and how they approach the holidays based on my personal and professional experience. Plus, I share five of my best T1D tips to not just survive, but THRIVE during this season.

Time Stamps:  

  • (06:30) The 3 types of people with diabetes and how they approach the holidays
  • (06:43) My hot take on ditching the T1D pressure during holiday season & calling myself out from years past 
  • (10:03) Type 1: The 20% type
  • (15:51) Type 2: The obsessive type
  • (18:56) Type 3: The disappointed type
  • (21:25) Tip 1
  • (22:02) Tip 2
  • (22:33) Tip 3
  • (24:07) Tip 4
  • (24:25) Tip 5

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Disclaimer: Nothing you hear on the Reclaim your Rise podcast should be a substitute for personalized professional medical advice. Please always consult your physician or other medical professional before making any changes to your diet, insulin dosages, or healthcare plan. 

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