Monthly Archive: March, 2013

A Cure for Diabetes?!

Researchers in South Florida are taking a huge leap in finding a cure for Diabetes.  They’re unveiling a new bio-engineered organ that might be the key to getting people off of insulin. Scientists… Continue reading

New Appointment with the Endo

My endocrinologist‘s office called me the other day to simply remind me that I am due for an appointment. I see my endocrinologist every 6 months, and my last appointment was in November. … Continue reading

JDRF Experts Weigh in on Better Metrics for Blood-Glucose Control

Technological advances and enhanced treatments over the past 40 years have led to major improvements in blood-glucose control for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). More sophisticated tools, such as systems to automate… Continue reading

The Drug Called Insulin

I was just surfing around twitter today, and happened to come across this photo. It made me giggle, but it is also so true! I like it when I find funny things… Continue reading

Dating with Diabetes

How do you explain to your new date that you are a type 1 diabetic? Here are some tips for some of the younger folks out there!

College Life with Diabetes

I recently read a forum about a Type 1 Diabetic, High School Senior, who is going away to college in the fall. She wanted more insight as to what college life is like… Continue reading

Partners Helping to Cope with Diabetes

If you have been reading my blog posts, you will see that I tend to mention my boyfriend helping me cope with diabetes quite frequently. That is because he does help me quite… Continue reading

Thank Goodness for CGM Technology

After another low blood sugar in the middle of the night, I am again so glad that I have a CGM. My continuous glucose monitor (CGM) started to vibrate at 3:10 am last… Continue reading

Springing Forward, Diabetic Style

I went to bed last night, forgetting about the whole “Spring Forward” thing. Luckily, my cell phone turned back and woke me up at the correct time! My CGM and my insulin pump/glucose meter… Continue reading

What is a Type 1 Diabetic?

Lots of questions have been floating around on my youtube channel recently about diabetes and how I manage it. Well, what really is the difference between a type 1 diabetic and a type 2… Continue reading