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Tag Archive: low blood sugar

College Life with Diabetes

I recently read a forum about a Type 1 Diabetic, High School Senior, who is going away to college in the fall. She wanted more insight as to what college life is like… Continue reading

Partners Helping to Cope with Diabetes

If you have been reading my blog posts, you will see that I tend to mention my boyfriend helping me cope with diabetes quite frequently. That is because he does help me quite… Continue reading

Thank Goodness for CGM Technology

After another low blood sugar in the middle of the night, I am again so glad that I have a CGM. My continuous glucose monitor (CGM) started to vibrate at 3:10 am last… Continue reading

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

Better Sugar Levels

I am proud of the way my blood sugars have been behaving over the last day or two. I still can’t say it’s great, but it is a lot better than the sugar… 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

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

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

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