about the blogger






I began writing Kayla's Life Notes after I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in March 2009 at the age of eighteen.

The notes started as 'notes' on Facebook to let all of my friends and family know what I had been up to and what diabetes was all about.

I have been writing since that day I was out of the hospital.

This blog has become my diabetic therapy and I am very grateful to have it. 

I am currently wearing a Medtronic 630G Insulin Pump.

I use the Freestyle Libre System. 


I am the creator and leader of a group called "T1 Empowerment" for teen girls living with type 1 diabetes, that meets weekly.

I am the founder & co-admin to Type 1 Diabetes Meme Page

I am a motivational speaker.

I am a past International Diabetes Federation Canadian Young Leader. I completed two leadership training courses in Melbourne, Australia and Vancouver, Canada.

I have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with a group of type 1 diabetics from around the world. This climb was in partnership with World Diabetes Tour and was filmed.


I graduated from Fanshawe College with a Liberal Studies Diploma and the University of Western Ontario with a B.A in English


Disclaimer:  I am not a medical doctor or trained in medicine, what so ever. All information in this blog is my opinion and thoughts unless otherwise stated. Please seek professional advice for anything diabetes related. 



No comments:

Post a Comment