Traveling can be overwhelming, especially if you are living with type 1 diabetes. It can be quite hard to enjoy your time on vacation while your blood sugar levels are fluctuating all over. In this blog post, we are breaking down three specific areas you can focus on when traveling with diabetes so you can enjoy your vacation without sacrificing your blood sugars.
Carbohydrates are the main macronutrient that provides energy to the body and the main macronutrient that affects blood sugar levels. When living with diabetes, you may find yourself increasingly fearful of eating carbohydrates because of how they will impact your blood sugar levels. What often starts off as a well-intended strategy for keeping blood sugars in range, many people with diabetes desire strategies for working through this fear and stop being afraid of eating carbohydrates. In this blog post, we will walk you through 3 steps to take to release the fear of carbohydrates with diabetes.