Tag Archive: Calla Rusch

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

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

Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor

This instructional video shows you how to set up a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) called Dexcom. At the end of the video, you will see how the CGM shows a diabetic where their… Continue reading

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

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

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

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