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Category Archive: Diabetic Problems

Better Sugar Levels

I am proud of the way my blood sugars have been behaving over the last day or two. I still can’t say it’s great, but it is a lot better than the sugar… Continue reading

Dealing with Diabetes While Being Pregnant

I read a forum a couple weeks ago about a woman, not much older then me, who is a type 1 diabetic and also about 6 months pregnant. She had been discussing whether… Continue reading

CGM’s and Controlling Blood Sugar Levels

I have been having a lot of ups and downs when it comes to my blood sugar levels. In the mornings, I always tend to have low (if not extremely low) blood sugar… Continue reading

Why Support JDRF in the Walk to Cure Diabetes?

JDRF is the world’s largest charitable funder of diabetes research. My team name is Calla’s Crusaders. To learn how to donate or join my team, visit http://www.walk.jdrf.org or find us on Facebook my… Continue reading

Dealing with Diabetes

This video shows how some of us deal with having type 1 diabetes. It can be extremely difficult sometimes, but somehow you learn how to manage.

High Holidays

Why does my blood sugars have to be high during the Christmas season? Oh yeah, maybe cuz there’s so many treats and goodies around! I have always been good to watch out for… Continue reading

Sugar Free Holidays

With the Holidays upon us, this may be a difficult time for the diabetics in your household. Everyone wants some sweet treats, especially when everyone around you is eating those “no-no” sweet treats.… Continue reading

Smoking with Diabetes

So I have been slowly cutting down on that 1 pack of ciggs a day, and now I have gotten to 2 ciggs per day! That’s great, right? Well, according to non-smokers and the… Continue reading

Low Vitamin D Apparently Linked to T1 Diabetes

The New York Times has really been irritating me lately… especially with them posting the photo of the man on the train tracks, saying he was about to die! Well now, apparently, they… Continue reading

OmniPod Insulin Pump

This is how to put on and use an OmniPod Insulin pump, for type 1 diabetics. This pump, or “pod” as you may hear me call it, has a very small tube that… Continue reading