Throughout November, JDRF supporters like myself worked hard to increase awareness of the critical need for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research dollars and to step up advocacy efforts to continue federal funding for that research. National Diabetes Awareness Month is winding down, but progress on JDRF’s strategic research plan continues every day. Your gift today will… Continue reading November is National Diabetes Awareness Month
Thursday, November 28 Holiday Survival – Here’s the American Diabetes Association’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays. What’s your survival tip? Do you avoid carbs, fats, or family members? Well it is Thanksgiving — the second worst holiday to have diabetes. Halloween is #1 in case you are wondering. Everyone will be eating turkey until they pass… Continue reading Holiday Survival Guide
November 27 “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog! I have lots more on my Pinterest Board.
The pilgrims traveled for 66 days to make it to the “new world.” Do you travel for Thanksgiving or other holidays? What tricks or tips do you use to navigate airport crowds, traffic-filled highways and blood glucose fluctuations? This Thanksgiving, I personally am not traveling — But, with that being said, it doesn’t mean that… Continue reading Holiday Travel With Diabetes
November 20 “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog! I have lots more on my Pinterest Board.
There is a new video game being developed by a fellow type 1 diabetic called The Magi and The Sleeping Star. It’s a 3rd person action adventure game where the main protagonist must correctly balance their blood sugar in order to succeed. The creator, Adam Grantham, has had type 1 for 19 years now and has created… Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes Video Game — The Magi and The Sleeping Star
November 16 FAQ – What question do you get asked the most when you tell someone you have diabetes? Do you use any of these opportunities to help teach about diabetes, or do they get annoying? Or both? Well I do get asked a lot of questions. I do not think they are annoying because… Continue reading Questions to a Diabetic