Allison Nimlos

Allison Nimlos is a 20-year veteran of Type 1 diabetes. She is a freelance writer who is pursuing her Masters in Counseling and Psychology. She hopes to someday work with people with diabetes and other health conditions. Allison lives in Minneapolis with her husband.
Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Diabulimia: It’s Real and It’s Dangerous

Too many people with Type 1 diabetes skip insulin to lose weight, risking catastrophic long-term medical consequences.

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Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Better Insulin, Redefining Diabetes, & Good Glucagon

The ADA Scientific Sessions in 1000 words or less.

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

5 Trendy Diets and T1

Get the inside scoop on how veganism, macrobiotics, paleo, and raw foodism can affect your blood glucose.

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Medicine/Drugs

Unlocking the Basal Mystery

We all know about bolus, but do you know how basal insulin works? Here’s the inside story.

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Medicine/Drugs

Insulin Resistance: What You Need To Know

Measuring insulin resistance might be the key to stopping prediabetes from becoming Type 2 diabetes.

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Medicine/Drugs

Incretins Under Siege? Don’t Jump To Conclusions

Safety concerns and potential side-effects accompany almost every drug used by consumers, and diabetes is no exception. Are Byetta, Victoza,…

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