Podder Talk™ Blog
Diabetes impacts our relationships in all dimensions — family, friends, significant others because seriously, how could it not? But how does diabetes impact a relationship when both people are living with diabetes?
As I’ve mentioned in a few previous blogs, I’m a runner.
Winter is here, and while many welcome the holidays, a change in food, clothes, and possibly a difference in activity with the change in daylight, for some it can be a time that brings a change in mood that affects many aspects of daily life.
So as we came to the end of the year, I had an internal dilemma: what do I get my daughters for Christmas? As they’ve gotten older, I’ve been more deliberate about creating memories with them instead of simply buying things that can be disposed of after the novelty wears off.
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.
Have you ever felt pure joy? Something that radiates from your inner being and throughout your body until you feel like your skin is dancing? Something that plants a permanent smile across your face that can’t be removed no matter what? Adults tend to lose that sensation.
Being that parent can be a tough task for any caregiver/support staff. I am hoping to provide a few words of kindness, support and thanks to all who welcome the task of caring for my favorite guy, Colton.
Less than 24 hours before embarking upon her first full marathon, 32-year-old Podder™ Torrey McKnight was nervous, but excited to show the world, and herself, that diabetes didn’t have to keep her from pursuing her dreams.
As a parent or caregiver of a child with diabetes, your back-to-school checklist includes more than a backpack, notebooks and writing tools.
Everyone has a secret favorite holiday. When you think of favorite holidays, the usual suspects come to mind. Christmas is the leader for most because of the decorations and the gifts. (Eggnog?
My name is Kayley Christian and I’m 19 years old. I’ve had type 1 diabetes for almost six years. This summer, I am working as an intern with the marketing team here at Insulet Corporation.
In this episode of Sean Busby’s Heroes, Sean talks with Jonny Brainard about his experience with camps for children with type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes Camps for Children a Large Benefactor
As part of the Third Annual Pod Challenge which took place during National Diabetes Awareness Month, Insulet has donated over $40,000 to 27 charitable organizations supporting people with diabetes.