Tag Archive: Diabetes mellitus

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.

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

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

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

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

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