Tag Archive: Diabetic

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

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

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

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

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

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