#185: Are Your Safety Behaviors Keeping You Safe?

My guess is you do a lot of things to keep yourself "safe" in your life with T1D. At least, you think these things keep you safe. Things like...

  • Checking your CGM every 5 minutes
  • Reducing your bolus for your food when you feel uncomfortable
  • Treating "low" blood sugars that are not really low, just to be on the safe side

In this episode, I dive into safety behaviors for people with T1D. I talk about how to determine if your behaviors are actually keeping you safe or if they are keeping you stuck in your anxiety. After listening to this episode, you'll have a framework you can use to test these behaviors (safely, of course) to find out if you really need them