Tag Archive: diabetes blog

Holiday Survival Guide

Thursday, November 28 Holiday Survival – Here’s the American Diabetes Association’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays. What’s your survival tip? Do you avoid carbs, fats, or family members? Well it is Thanksgiving — the… Continue reading

Questions to a Diabetic

November 16 FAQ – What question do you get asked the most when you tell someone you have diabetes? Do you use any of these opportunities to help teach about diabetes, or do… Continue reading

Friends & Family Friday

November 15 “Friends & Family Friday” – Research shows that diabetes has a genetic component: Who in your family or circle of friends has diabetes? I’ve heard this genetic question a few too… Continue reading

Diabetes Routine

November 11 Veteran’s Day – Veterans Day marks end of World War 1 in 1918 on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Is there something you do every… Continue reading

Diabetic Celebrities

Since the American Diabetes Association‘s Website is a little out of date, I am going to have to tweak the questions for Novemeber – National Diabetes Month. Here is today’s topic: November 8… Continue reading

What Issues Are Important?

November 2 Election Day – What issues are important to you? If you could tell your representatives one thing about diabetes, what would it be? This is a very simple one… find a… Continue reading

World Diabetes Awareness Month

So today is November 1st — and I can’t believe it’s November already! But hey, did you know that November is National Diabetes Awareness Month? I’ve been a diabetic for 15+ years, and… Continue reading

Endo Appointments & The “Kid” Talk

Since it’s that time of the year, I made an appointment with my endocrinologist to get my flu shot. I just want to firstly say, I love this endocrinologist… and he really does… Continue reading

Where to Wear an Insulin Pump

One of my close friends, after a good 5 years, decided to get an insulin pump. After asking me so many questions about pumps, and the OmniPod, she decided to follow in my… Continue reading

Headaches and Lows

Yesterday I was in the last hour of work, my blood sugar level went low. I didn’t eat much for lunch, so I blamed it on that. I had a juice box, and… Continue reading