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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

Low Blood Sugar Nightmares

It is very apparent that low blood sugar levels are the worse… but the ones in the middle of the night are even worse. I am not the type who usually wakes up when these… Continue reading

Blood Donation

Firstly, I want to start off by saying that I donate blood to my blood sugar meter 5x per day, but that is not what this post is about. There is a blood… Continue reading

Test Strip Shortage — UPDATE!

After spending hours on the phone this morning, speaking to those who work at Insult Corporation, it was brought to my attention that my test strips should have arrived in the mail already.… Continue reading

Test Strip Shortage

On Wednesday last week, I got a phone call from a representative who works for the Insulet Group, founders of the OmniPod insulin pump. They said that with new regulations and guidelines for 2013, they are offering… Continue reading

The Glucose Compartment