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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

Cord Blood to beat Type 1 Diabetes?

I just read an article that made me feel so relieved. The article claimed that researchers are working on a study to use umbilical cord research in order to help “cure” the antibodies that kill… Continue reading

How to Check Blood Sugar Level

I have had tons of people ask me how do I check my sugar level, and how many times a day do I prick my finger? This video explains my life as a… Continue reading

2012 Walk to Cure Diabetes

The 2012 Walk to Cure Diabetes was held at Yonkers Raceway on October 14th. The event was crowded with people, food and activities for those of all ages. Our team is Calla’s Crusaders,… Continue reading

Medical ID Bracelets Bringing Attention

About 2 months ago, I got a medical ID bracelet…. But instead of it being jewelry, I decided to tattoo it to my body. I’m sure there are plenty of people out there… Continue reading

New Technolgies in Managing T1D

I support JDRF and have been ever since being diagnosed with diabetes in 1998. The reason I support the organization is simply because I would like to one day find a cure for diabetes,… Continue reading

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I have never had any problems with my insulin pump before and going through body scanners, but apparently that is not the case for everyone. Becoming aware of the risks associated with your… Continue reading

Low Blood Sugars are the Worst!

I hate waking up with low blood sugar levels!! It seems to always ruin my day, or make the whole day seem to slow down. This morning I was 34 when I woke… Continue reading

Traveling with Type One

Very shortly I will be going on a 3 week trip through Europe… which I am very excited about! But at the same time, it’s going to be very scary. Luckily I’ll be… Continue reading