Health & Wellness
Hello and happy holidays!
Finally 2020 is coming to a close. There is no question that this year has been an extremely tough year...one that came with many challenges, but shined light on all the things that matter to us most.
LADA -- latent autoimmune diabetes in adults -- was first acknowledged in
Approximately 45 million Americans try to lose weight every year.
Summertime is here, and with it come more days spent at the pool, beach or enjoying other outdoor activities.
In the (almost) 20 years I’ve lived with type 1 diabetes, I have always maintained that this struggle has given me more than it has taken from me.
Are you determined to take control of your or your child’s blood sugar in 2018? Had enough of the blood sugar roller coaster?
Technology: can’t live with it, can’t live without it. It’s great when it works like it's supposed to, but when it doesn't, it can be a huge source of frustration! Dangerous fluctuations in blood glucose (BG) and potentially serious changes to our health can occur when technology fails.
Look, I can pirouette around the bedroom naked! I can jump in the pool without a care. I don’t have to buy clothes with pockets. I don’t have to juggle and hold something between my teeth or under my chin when I use the toilet!
Anyone who uses an insulin pump knows there are many benefits in terms of lifestyle and glucose control. However, there's also a lot that can go wrong. Just the other day, I got one of those annoying “occlusion” alarms for no apparent reason.
Let's face it ̶ nobody enjoys being sick. When you have diabetes, illness adds an unwelcome layer of complexity to your day-to-day management. You may be feeling miserable and want nothing more than to sleep, but you still need to stay on top of things by checking blood glucose (BG) and ketone
Basketball. It’s been a passion of mine ever since I was a kid. Watching the pros, playing the game with friends, even following fantasy team stats.