A Type 1 Christmas Song

Since Type 1 diabetes worms its way into every aspect of life for those affected by it, this year we’ve decided to embrace the concept of Type 1-tinged holidays. Last week, we celebrated by making holiday diabetes memes. This week, we’ve taken Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” and crafted our own diabetes-themed lyrics to go along with the melody.

It’s corny, but it’s short:

We’d like you to participate in this holiday goofiness. Can you take your favorite holiday tune and give it a Type 1 spin? If you get it to us by December 15th, 2015, we’ll publish it. Send it to our editor, Craig Idlebrook, at

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Travis served as a staff writer for Insulin Nation and Type 2 Nation in 2015. Previously, he was a staff writer for Insight, a high school newspaper, as well as a copywriter for The Emersonian, Emerson's yearbook.

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