• TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018
    [Blog] Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Tandem Diabetes Care (TNDM) Stock Price
    The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources News articles about Tandem Diabetes Care have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018
    [Blog] Author Looking for Type 1 Diabetes Art
    While I cannot provide money for your work, any images chosen will be clearly cited within my book, and I will post a page of artist biographies on my blog. You can view my current work on my main blog www.verbostratis.com. My name is Susan Baumgartner, and I am writing a nonfiction, guided journal for people like me who live with Type 1 diabetes. The book is tentatively titled Dear Warriors.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018
    [Blog] 7 Tips for Preventing Heart Disease
    All throughout the month of February, the Joslin Blog is highlighting stories about your heart health and diabetes. Be sure to check in each week for updates from Joslin’s clinicians and researchers on how they are working to help detect and treat heart disease. This article appears courtesy of Everyday Health.com. For more information on managing cardiovascular disease and diabetes, visit Joslin’s Lipid Clinic.
  • SCOTT'S DIABETES  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018
    [Blog] Footbeat – increase circulation through pressure on the foot
    Blog Posts ResourcesSpendy, a little noisy, but what a concept. I don’t often do reviews, but I was really intrigued by this concept and product and wanted to learn more. I was sent a demo of the Recovery Kit from Footbeat. It is a product that increases circulation through precise, cyclic pressure on the bottom of the foot. Precise, cyclic pressure on bottom of foot.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018
    [Blog] Chocolate Chip Donuts
    Of the recipes on this blog, 99% are savory because that’s what I enjoy cooking the most. I’ve never been very interested in baking aside from making cookies at Christmas. When I saw these Wilton donut pans available on sale for Amazon Prime Day this year, I knew I had to have them, and I […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018
    [Blog] Low Blood Sugar Kits for Theatre and Other Activities
    This article is reprinted with permission from D-Mom Blog. Find the original article here. Summary: For theatre tech week and performances and for other activities, we create low blood sugar kits that are easily accessible. My daughter Q is very active in local theatre and music. If your child does theatre, you know that tech […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes activities diabetes at school juice low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) low blood glucose/sugar kit parenting
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2018
    [Blog] Certified Diabetes Educator Resume Tips
    Via Writing – This blog is dedicated to providing you with posts to help you improve your grammar skills. State of Writing and My Writing Way – These two blogs are full of writing guides you can follow when writing your resume. As a Certified Diabetes Educator, securing a job in the industry is not always an easy task. Although the healthcare sector is booming, the job-seeking market has never been more competitive.
  • SCOTT'S DIABETES  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018
    [Blog] A Bad Case by Erin Spineto
    Blog Posts Guest PostsAn original comedy series about four friends Are you an aspiring actor with diabetes? Do you have big dreams of bringing your blood sugar to the big screen? Read on! Erin Spineto has a project that you might be interested in. For more about how it all came to be, here’s Erin. I was watching a CBS show the other night that had a diabetic character in it. The second it was mentioned, I got so excited.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018
    [Blog] A Caregiver’s Journey to Pump Therapy Part 1: My Daughter’s Diabetes Diagnosis
    “ A Caregiver’s Journey to Pump Therapy Part 1: My Daughter’s Diabetes Diagnosis ” originally appeared on Insulet’s Omnipod Suite D blog, now called Podder Talk. The post A Caregiver’s Journey to Pump Therapy Part 1: My Daughter’s Diabetes Diagnosis appeared first on D-Mom Blog. In full disclosure, Insulet compensated me for the content that I created for them, but I am not being compensated for sharing it today.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2018
    [Blog] Type 1 Diabetes and Ulcerative Colitis
    I’m actually writing this introduction a few months after I began this blog post. It’s been a fairly tough time of it, as you’ll read on in a minute. The beginning is fairly difficult, very down and negative and unlike most of what I write on here but I wanted to be honest. To […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c autoimmune disease colonoscopy diagnosis exercise insulin reflections ulcerative colitis
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2018
    [Blog] From Cheeseburger to Cholesterol Clog: How Heart Attacks Happen
    In today’s blog he talks about the complicated road from a tasty meal to a clogged artery. Your metabolism is a collection of all the small chemical reactions taking place in your body that work to keep you alive. These reactions are fueled by burning up the calories that exist in all the food you eat. If you eat more calories than you need to power these reactions, the excess food energy will be stored as fat. Each person’s metabolism is different, just like every person is different. .
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018
    [Blog] Kids First, Diabetes Second Book Feedback
    The post Kids First, Diabetes Second Book Feedback appeared first on D-Mom Blog. My Book Kids First, Diabetes Second may be updated for a second edition (yay!). I would love some feedback on your experience reading the book. Please take a few minutes — I promise it’s not terribly long — to answer these questions about the book. Thank you so much! Leighann. ?
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018
    [Blog] Valentine’s Day with Diabetes
    D-Mom Blog has many more posts about holidays. The post Valentine’s Day with Diabetes appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Like any other holiday, Valentine’s Day presents a set of obstacles for children with type 1 diabetes when it comes to extra carbs, lots of sugar, and school parties. But with a little planning (and a little extra insulin!) your d-kid can enjoy the day. Heart-Shaped Sugar, Sugar, Sugar.
  • THE DIABETIC'S CORNER BOOTH  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018
    [Blog] Happy 39th Birthday To Me + Spare a Rose 2018
    Amazing that a dozen years have now gone by since first finding those early blogs. Hello, 39. The final year of my 30s begins. before that big milestone birthday that has been creeping ever more closely. Now here we are. And in just over a month, that diaversary time will also be here once again. Amazingly, I look back over the years and find the Diabetes Online Community (our beloved #DOC) has certainly been one of the highlights -- in the context of diabetes, of course.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2018
    [Blog] Film Probes Banting’s “Complex Motivations” and Capacity to Abuse Animals
    For more information, including blog updates and biographies of those involved in the project, visit www.unspeakablywonderful.com. “There was no hope. There was no Cure. Until two men set out to find one.” This is the tagline for the UK film-in-progress Unspeakably Wonderful about the four scientists involved in the discovery of insulin.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018
    [Blog] Graphic Diabetes: Comics of Life with Type 1 Diabetes
    Kim Viasnik founded the blog “Texting My Pancreas,” which includes written posts and cartoons about her life with Type 1 diabetes. In the last few decades, there has been an explosion of patient narratives within the public sphere.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2018
    [Blog] Feeling Connected to Others with Diabetes
    When I started this blog two and a half years ago, I had no connection to diabetes in my own life. I started this blog as more of […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes blogs diabetes burnout diabetes community Diabetes Online Community (DOC) mental healthI didn’t think that there was anything out there on the interwebs about diabetes, aside from the medical jargon. Quite honestly, I was a completely different person.
  • D-MOM  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 2018
    [Blog] People Say the Darndest Things…to People with Diabetes
    “ People Say the Darndest Things…to People with Diabetes ” originally appeared on Insulet’s Omnipod Suite D blog, now called Podder Talk. The post People Say the Darndest Things…to People with Diabetes appeared first on D-Mom Blog. In full disclosure, Insulet compensated me for the content when I created it for them, but I am not being compensated for sharing it today. People living with diabetes depend on various tools and technology to survive.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 2018
    [Blog] Living with Diabetes Is Like Parenting
    I have so many blogs posts in my head and no time to write them. My life is finally slowing down after a number of weeks of events, diabetes awareness “stuff,” and children being off school for mid-term break. But soon… In the meantime, while I was fast asleep, my husband had a moment of […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c empathy family of person with diabetes husband low blood glucose/sugar (hypoglycemia) partners perspective
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2018
    [Blog] Traveling, Trials, and Tribulations
    They sent me two free sensors and a reader and asked me to post on social media and here on the blog about my honest opinion of the product. About six weeks ago I was approached by Abbott here in the U.S. to trial their new Freestyle Libre System. As some of you know I have […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2018
    [Blog] Nonprofit Planning for 2018: Your Top 3 Nonprofit Digital Marketing Challenges – And My Solutions
    List all of them: Website, email, blog, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. I also feel like blogs are such a time drain for little reward.”. “I 2017 was a difficult year for many nonprofits. Upcoming changes to the tax code, a very uncertain and unhinged political climate, a strain on financial resources, competition for attention and donations… you name it. . These are just a few of the topical issues faced by organizations of all sizes. .
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 2018
    [Blog] Diabetes Book Reading Challenge | January 2018
    Leighann Calentine’s D-Mom Blog is an invaluable resource for parents and caregivers of children with diabetes. Places where you can find my recommendations and reading lists: Book reviews right here on D-Mom Blog. The post Diabetes Book Reading Challenge | January 2018 appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: I’m challenging myself to read 6 diabetes books this year. Here is a list of books I recommend, books I’m reading next, and even a couple for d-kids.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2017
    [Blog] How to build.EDU Domains Backlinks for Free
    And, especially post Google Penguin era, you cannot create bulk articles and post them on [ ] The post How to build.EDU Domains Backlinks for Free appeared first on Search Engine People Blog. Do you perform link building strategies for your business? If yes, I’m sure with so many methods to improve rankings for your website, you may not want to adopt SEO tactics that violate the search engines “terms of service.”
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2017
    [Blog] How I Use Discount Marketing and SEMRush to Get Massive Ecommerce Sales
    I mean, you just ran a special discount offer on all your premium [ ] The post How I Use Discount Marketing and SEMRush to Get Massive Ecommerce Sales appeared first on Search Engine People Blog. It’s 4 in the morning, and you still can’t sleep. You spent the last 3 hours or so trying to figure out why your aren’t getting the spike in sales that you were hoping to get from your automotive e-commerce site.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2017
    [Blog] The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017
    Today, is day two of our annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 5 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation Management , Freight. There were approximately 220 blog posts in 2017, and over 360,000 page views on those posts alone. We added nearly 7,000 subscribers to the blog and featured over 35 guest bloggers. . The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2017
    [Blog] How to Create Your 2018 Nonprofit Content Strategy in Just 2 Steps
    Which blogs do you frequent and subscribe to? Did you struggle with posting consistently this past year to all of your social media channels? Did you find it challenging to create and share content that garnered engagement and elicited a response? . A frequent challenge that I heard from nonprofits this past year was not being able to create and/or curate enough content to post on social media.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2017
    [Blog] Build-A-Bear Diabetes Kit (Hooray!)
    appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Build-A-Bear has added a Diabetes Kit to their accessory line that includes an insulin pump, glucose meter, and lancing device. It retails for $10 and is available online and in select stores. I have a few friends who have many, many stuffed animals from Build-A-Bear and their collections seem to be constantly growing.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017
    [Blog] D-Kid Interviews IndyCar Driver Charlie Kimball
    You can also read more interviews and posts written by D-Kid Blog. The post D-Kid Interviews IndyCar Driver Charlie Kimball appeared first on D-Mom Blog. D-Kid Blog Diabetes Athletes Celebrities Charlie Kimball InterviewSummary: Charlie Kimball is an IndyCar racer who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 22. I had the opportunity to ask him a few questions about racing and diabetes.
  • SCOTT'S DIABETES  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017
    [Blog] There’s a new diabetes website in town!
    Blog Posts I SupportDiabetes Strong is a new health and fitness website for people living with diabetes. It’s the place to go if you’re looking for information and advice on everything from exercise and nutrition to the latest diabetes products and tech. Diabetes Strong was originally created as TheFitBlog in 2015 and is the passion project of Christel Oerum, a fitness professional with type 1 diabetes.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017
    [Blog] Zero to Marathon in 359 Days
    If you have been following my blog this year, there is a pretty good chance you would have seen my journey progressing. Marathon… it’s not just what us old people call a Snickers bar! You won’t have known where my journey was headed, until recently anyway. Ever since the TADtalks event back in April 2017 I have […]. Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes exercise fitness goals marathon running
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017
    [Blog] Actually Taking Time For Self-Care
    The post Actually Taking Time For Self-Care appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: I began taking better care of myself only to be derailed by a medical issue. See how I actually took time for myself so that I could heal. Remember months and months ago when I said I wanted to start a monthly series about self-care for parents of children with chronic medical conditions such as type 1 diabetes? About that. I was actually on a road to upping my self-care game.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017
    [Blog] Your Cheat Sheet for Managing Diabetes on Thanksgiving
    Over the years, the Joslin Blog has compiled tips and tricks for making the day a little easier. Happy Thanksgiving! Between the family, football, and piled-high plates, it can be overwhelming to properly manage your diabetes. General Tips for the Day. Check out these three posts to help you navigate the whole day. For the Table. Try this recipe for Butternut Squash with Onions, Chestnuts and Apples, which has 185 calories, 41g carb, 35g protein, 2g fat, and 8g fiber per serving.
  • TO BE SUGARFREE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2017
    [Blog] I’m Still Here
    For the past few months year or so, I’ve bounced around different ways to phrase portions of this blog post. I’ve debated how to address the relative disappearing act this blog has performed. I’ve wondered if this blog serves a purpose beyond reminding me of the diabetes (and patient) advocate I once was. A lot of what I’ve been dealing with, or at least what I think I’ve been dealing with, has nothing to do with diabetes, or this blog.
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017
    [Blog] We're more than Diabetes
    It’s impossible to box up all my emotions in one tidy blog post. I sit here alone in the middle of Indiana. A silent house. A loud soul. It pounds against my mind, begging for me to work through the feelings of anger, love, gratefulness, and fear. The stories of Diabetic lives swirl around me. At times they can overwhelm my senses and put my busyness on pause. In this moment I quiet my mind and ponder the last 20 years.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017
    [Blog] D-Kid Interviews Country Singer RaeLynn
    Read More From D-Kid Blog. The post D-Kid Interviews Country Singer RaeLynn appeared first on D-Mom Blog. D-Kid Blog Diabetes Celebrities Interview RaeLynnSummary: RaeLynn is an American country singer who was diagnosed with type one diabetes when she was 12. I had the opportunity to interview her. Read about when she was diagnosed, what a day in her life is like, what it’s like being a singer with diabetes, and what she does to keep from being low on stage.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017
    [Blog] Type 1 Diabetes: Times Are Changing
    By Kelly Griffith I had a difficult time coming up with a diabetes-related topic that might be uplifting for this month’s blog post. Sometimes it’s difficult to keep a positive outlook when you’re dealing with the 24/7 of type 1 diabetes (T1D). We’ve heard for many years that a cure for T1D is coming soon…it’s just […]. Technology Type 1 Diabetes cure diabetes devices diabetes history Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) insulin insulin pumps
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017
    [Blog] Kids First, Diabetes Second Book: Don’t Forget the Siblings
    The post Kids First, Diabetes Second Book: Don’t Forget the Siblings appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: This excerpt from the book Kids First, Diabetes Second is from the “All in the Family” chapter. It’s important to assure and inform siblings when it comes to type 1 diabetes and also make sure they don’t feel left out. Don’t Forget the Siblings. When Q was diagnosed, her brother R was just shy of his first birthday.
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017
    [Blog] November is National Diabetes Month
    Every Tuesday and Thursday we’ll feature blog posts about women’s health, and on Wednesdays and Fridays we’ll introduce you to some of Joslin’s top researchers and doctors and their path to a career in diabetes medicine. November is National Diabetes Month! World Diabetes Day (Nov 14) will focus on women in diabetes, and we’ll be keeping that theme in mind all month.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017
    [Blog] The T1D-Warrior Label Oversimplifies Life with Type 1
    In the diabetes community, “T1D Warrior” blogs and t-shirts abound. Opinion. If you or a loved one is living with diabetes, you’ve probably encountered the “warrior” character. The warrior character, like the “survivor” in breast cancer circles, is a hero, rather than a victim. He or she conquers the disease, battling high and low blood sugars and other challenges on a daily basis. sponsor. Even medico-scientific communities have adopted the rhetoric. Dexcom Inc.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017
    [Blog] Diabetes in Images and Words: October 2017
    The post Diabetes in Images and Words: October 2017 appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Diabetes in Images and Words from October 2017 includes low blood sugar supplies, Q’s favorite BG, stubborn lows, how CGMs work best, and a report from her annual eye exam. I’m trying to post to Instagram more often. If you are also on Instagram, you can follow me…I’m dmomblog. Email and feed subscribers may need to click through for embedded images.).
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017
    [Blog] Bacon Leek Pizza
    I have posted several pizza recipes on this blog in the past and they are always a big hit. Autumn is here and that means comfort food season is upon us! I am so grateful we are past the warm weather and am looking forward to leaves changing colors, sweater weather, and the holidays. There’s something […]. Food bacon leeks low-carb pizza
  • FOODFOOD BODYBODY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017
    [Blog] Taking Inventory
    Because I realized that one of the things that really, really helped me become healthy, nine years ago, was starting this blog. But the GOOD NEWS is: I’m writing this blog post!! It’s humbling to do this. But I realize it’s the only way. I’ve strayed far from the path I was on just a few years ago. I think that after my neck injury and surgery in 2013, I never really got solid after that. That injury was a big blow to my body as well as my self-image.
  • FOODFOOD BODYBODY  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017
    [Blog] The Creature Awakes
    One classmate came up to me and said enthusiastically, “I love your blog! ” Um, what blog? I feel like I’m in the same place that I was when I first started this blog, only a lot older. This past weekend I attended my 40th high school reunion. It’s such an inspiration!!” THIS one. hangs head in shame). The one I haven’t written in since… I don’t know how long, because it all felt like disappointing news.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017
    [Blog] Dipping My Toe in the Advocacy Pool
    Starting my blog almost 5 years ago was a huge step in sharing my diabetes with others. Thanks to blogging, […]. I’ve had diabetes for almost 24 years. I spent most of that time trying to blend in, not bringing attention to my diabetes (from diagnosis at age 9 all the way through my early 20’s).
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017
    [Blog] 3 Diabetes Things: Predictive Low Glucose Suspend, Flu Shots, Insulin Pricing
    The post 3 Diabetes Things: Predictive Low Glucose Suspend, Flu Shots, Insulin Pricing appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Apply for a clinical trial for a predictive low glucose suspend (PLGS) system, why you should get the flu shot, and several probes into insulin pricing and profits seen by pharma companies.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017
    [Blog] Kids First, Diabetes Second Book: Putting Diabetes in the Background
    The post Kids First, Diabetes Second Book: Putting Diabetes in the Background appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: In this excerpt from my book Kids First, Diabetes Second I talk about putting diabetes in the background and not making it the focus of all your interactions with your child with type 1 diabetes. This section is part of the chapter called “Less Stress, More Happiness.” ” Putting Diabetes in the Background.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017
    [Blog] 6 Parodies of Songs With Diabetes Injected into the Lyrics
    Her first was done for her blog, Sweetly Voiced , in 2013. Melissa Lee has been pairing diabetes research fundraising with her love of singing to motivate those who give to her numerous campaigns. She first reworks the lyrics of a song to give them a diabetes flavor and records the song and an accompanying video; she then makes the song’s release on YouTube contingent on meeting a fundraising milestone or uses the song as a thank you for the donations.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017
    [Blog] Diabetes in Images and Words: September 2017
    The post Diabetes in Images and Words: September 2017 appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Diabetes in Images and Words from September 2017 includes middle of the night blood sugar checks, beeping devices at inopportune times, a very low blood sugar, and matchy-matchy BG goodness. I’m trying to post to Instagram more often. If you are also on Instagram, you can follow me…I’m dmomblog. Email and feed subscribers may need to click through for embedded images.).
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Blog] A D-Mom’s Plea About the Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill
    The post A D-Mom’s Plea About the Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: The Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill will be harmful for people with preexisting conditions such as type 1 diabetes. Contact your senators to tell them to vote no. This week the senate is considering yet another healthcare bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare).
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Blog] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Diabetes, Depression, Diabulimia
    The post 3 Little Diabetes Things: Diabetes, Depression, Diabulimia appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Here are three topics which might not be comfortable for you: talking about diabetes and depression with adolescents, discussing diabetes openly, and the eating disorder diabulimia. Photo: BBC Three. How to Talk About Diabetes & Depression With Adolescents.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017
    [Blog] Living With Both Type 1 Diabetes and Arthritis
    Rick Phillips who deals with rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis shared his story on my blog a couple of years ago. When it comes to living with both type 1 diabetes and arthritis, I don’t experience the amount of pain and disability that burdens some of my favorite people in the diabetes online community (DOC). Rick tirelessly advocates […].
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [Blog] Funny Diabetes T-Shirts From the Sugar Shop for Your T1D
    The post Funny Diabetes T-Shirts From the Sugar Shop for Your T1D appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Here are six funny diabetes t-shirts to poke fun at non-functioning pancreases. I think that humor is a great way to get through the difficult things in life. And if you can’t laugh at yourself (or your broken pancreas!!), then maybe you need to lighten up some of the burden.
  • D-MOM  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Blog] D-Kid Blog: Interview With Musician Crystal Bowersox
    Read more D-Kid Blog posts written by Q. The post D-Kid Blog: Interview With Musician Crystal Bowersox appeared first on D-Mom Blog. D-Kid Blog Diabetes Celebrities Crystal Bowersox Interview Videos YouTubeCrystal Bowersox is a singer songwriter from Nashville. She visited diabetes camps over this past summer. I had the opportunity to interview her. Crystal answers questions like if diabetes ever gets in the way of performing and what a day in her life is like. -Q.
  • SCOTT'S DIABETES  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Blog] The power of me too and “There’s More to the Story” by Mindy Bartleson
    Over the years, I’ve adjusted my blog. I wanted to talk about everything in my life- the type 1 diabetes, PCOS, endometriosis, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, (other diagnoses), loss, and more- because like the title of my blog says- “There’s More to the Story”. It’s hard to imagine that I never even wanted to write a blog- but here I am now! You can also follow Mindy on Instagram , Twitter , Facebook , and her blog “ There’s More to the Story ”.
  • D-MOM  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Blog] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Diabetes Forecast September/October 2017
    The post 3 Little Diabetes Things: Diabetes Forecast September/October 2017 appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Here are three articles in the September/October issue of Diabetes Forecast that I thought you might find interesting. First up is a tip given by yours truly about the low blood sugar kits I make each fall for school. The second and third articles are about glucagon.
  • D-MOM  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017
    [Blog] Diabetes in Images and Words: August 2017
    The post Diabetes in Images and Words: August 2017 appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Diabetes in Images and Words from August 2017 includes Batman, trying to sleep, pizza math, going to the beach, matching BGs, expired supplies, and packages in the mail. I’ve stepped up my Instagram game this past month, so I thought I would start a monthly series called “Diabetes in Images and Words.”
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Blog] How Nicole Petit lives with diabetes. Part 3: A positive attitude
    For the past few months, she's written a series of blog posts for Catching Health about living with diabetes Nicole Petit was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was 9 years old.
  • SCOTT'S WEB LOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
    [Blog] A (Belated) Tribute to David Mendosa
    Finally, he was, like me, a fan of the science and facts, which I tried to build my own blog upon, and along with it, a formal acknowledgement that diabetes is an industry like others, which must be acknowledged for its plusses and minuses. I still have some trouble coming to grips with the fact that on May 8, 2017, the Diabetes Community (D-OC) lost one of the Diabetes Online Community's true pioneers and I'd say founders: David Mendosa ( [link] -- for the time being, anyway).
  • D-MOM  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
    [Blog] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Diabetes Forecast July/August 2017
    The post 3 Little Diabetes Things: Diabetes Forecast July/August 2017 appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Here are three articles from the July/August 2017 issue of Diabetes Forecast which I think may be informative for parents of children with type 1 diabetes. Read about sleep, eye exams, and school for children with type 1 diabetes.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2017
    [Blog] Running When You’re Also Aging
    I don’t have to tell you, but for the purposes of starting this blog post: Getting older is hard. I’ve been training since mid-May for my local 5k, the one I run nearly every year. Nearly every year, I start training in May, so when the race comes in mid-July, I’m ready to go 3 […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes feelings growing old with diabetes running training
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017
    [Blog] Diabetes at School: Back-to-School Checklist
    The post Diabetes at School: Back-to-School Checklist appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Here is a back-to-school checklist for parents of children with type 1 diabetes of tips, things to do, and items to pack in order to get ready for the new school year. In the spring I shared my end of the school year checklist , but here is my to do list for the beginning of the school year.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017
    [Blog] Hello New Teacher, My Kid Has Diabetes
    I decided to share my email here on D-Mom Blog in case other parents needed a starting point for their own communication with new teachers. Back to School With Diabetes (LOTS of resources and blog posts!). The post Hello New Teacher, My Kid Has Diabetes appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: This is a sample email to notify new teachers at the beginning of the school year about your child’s type 1 diabetes and highlight important aspects of the 504 plan.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017
    [Blog] Kids First, Diabetes Second Book: TrialNet Natural History Study
    The post Kids First, Diabetes Second Book: TrialNet Natural History Study appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet is an international network of researchers who are exploring ways to prevent, delay, and reverse the progression of type 1 diabetes. TrialNet Natural History Study. One question that comes up often with siblings is “Does type 1 diabetes run in families?” The answer is no.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2017
    [Blog] 3 Ways to Stop the Rise of Prescription Drug Abuse in The Workplace
    A recent survey conducted by the National Safety Council (NSC) found that prescription drug abuse affects seven out 10 companies, but your business doesn’t have to be one of them. The survey examined employers’ perceptions and experiences with prescription drugs. The results were staggering. The results found that 81 percent of employers lack a drug-free workplace policy. Only 19 percent of employers felt that they were “extremely prepared” to handle drug abuse in the workplace.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
    [Blog] Mike's Blog: Big Breakfast, Skimpy Dinner, Lose the Wight
    Go light on dinner. Maybe even skip it. Make breakfast the biggest meal of the day
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
    [Blog] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Celiac, Gluten, Cauliflower Pizza
    The post 3 Little Diabetes Things: Celiac, Gluten, Cauliflower Pizza appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Could a virus trigger the onset of celiac disease? Who should follow a gluten-free diet? Have you tried cauliflower pizza crust? These are the three things I’m talking about this week. I sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes (or this week…celiac disease and gluten)… What Triggers Celiac Disease?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017
    [Blog] Defending Pay-For-Performance with The Performance Review
    Blog UncategorizedExcept for union employees with multi-year contracts, automatic annual pay increases are fast becoming obsolete. Many companies, and federal agencies such as the Department of Defense, are moving to a process known as pay-for-performance. In the jargon of the human resources people this concept is often referred to as P4P. As with many corporate policies, pay-for-performance has benefits and negative consequences.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017
    [Blog] Self-Care for Parents of Children with Type 1 Diabetes: Caregiving Break
    The post Self-Care for Parents of Children with Type 1 Diabetes: Caregiving Break appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: As caregivers to a child with type one diabetes, most of us put our child’s needs before own own. This is the part of a monthly series about self-care. This month I discuss why it’s important to take a caregiving break, some tips for taking that break, and what my break looks like. Diabetes Manager. I tend to have all the diabetes knowledge in our family.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 9, 2017
    [Blog] Low-Carb Broccoli Bacon Smothered Chicken
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Butter is Not a Carb BlogI’m on a mission to find out how many recipes for chicken I can come up with, I think. The versatility of chicken makes it my favorite protein, because almost anything tastes good paired with it. I also love posting easy recipes like this so my readers can use it as inspiration for their favorite foods; […].
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JULY 3, 2017
    [Blog] Diabetes Camp Packing Tips and Checklist
    The post Diabetes Camp Packing Tips and Checklist appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Here are a few diabetes camp packing tips that I have picked up over the years as well as a checklist of items you might not think to pack. As we prepped Q to go to diabetes camp this summer, I made a mental note of some of the tips and tricks that we have learned over the years. I think this is the 4th or 5th year that Q has attended diabetes camp!
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017
    [Blog] The 10 best diabetes blogs
    Diabetes blogs can help to provide support to people with diabetes, as well as to those who care for them. Living with diabetes can be a challenging burden
  • BETA BUDDIES  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017
    [Blog] Confidence in the Desired Outcome
    I've been typing away on this blog on and off over the course of 7 years. The title.I think that means "hope". Where has the time gone? He is starting high school in the fall. He's been living with, living well with t1d for like 11 years now. Graduation from Middle School Woodchuck (I think normal people call it a "diabetes bag") has evolved from a camouflage-murse to a gray kinda-like messenger bag to a royal blue Nike string-strapped backpack. This new bag, well.it's
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017
    [Blog] How Nicole Petit lives with diabetes. Part two: Acceptance and ownership
    A few weeks ago, she wrote a blog post for us about what it was like growing up with diabetes Nicole Petit was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was 9-years-old.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017
    [Blog] {Kids First Diabetes Second} My Philosophy on Food
    The post {Kids First Diabetes Second} My Philosophy on Food appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Food is such a big part of family life, holidays, and celebrations. But the food we feed our d-kids and the timing of that food can affect blood sugars and diabetes management. It’s important for d-kids to have a good relationship with food. This excerpt from the “Let Them Eat Cake” chapter of my book Kids First, Diabetes Second is about my philosophy on food. My Philosophy on Food.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017
    [Blog] Blog: Nevada Enacts Transparency Bill Targeting Diabetes Drug Price.
    Nevada's Governor has signed into law SB 539 , which provides sweeping transparency legislation related to several aspects of the pharmaceutical industry.
  • SCOTT'S DIABETES  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Blog] The Freedom Broker by K.J. Howe
    a few questions: Scott – My blog is about living with diabetes and therefore draws readers touched by diabetes. Blog PostsA kidnap-and-ransom thriller – with diabetes! Lucas Davenport, Mitch Rapp, and Jack Reacher are a few book characters I enjoy sharing time with. I recently added Thea Paris to that list. She is one of 25 elite response consultants who travel undercover to the deadliest situations in the world to recover hostages by any means necessary.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017
    [Blog] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Insurance Denial and Appeals, Parent Ambassadors, LONG Bike Rides
    The post 3 Little Diabetes Things: Insurance Denial and Appeals, Parent Ambassadors, LONG Bike Rides appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Insurance denials and the appeals process, College Diabetes Network’s Parent Ambassador Program, 20 T1D’s bike across the USA with Bike Beyond. I sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes… Denied Coverage?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Blog] The Time I Almost Ran Out of Insulin
    Wildcard prompt for 8th annual Diabetes Blog Week: Whether you or your loved one are newly diagnosed or have been dealing with diabetes for a while, you probably realize that things can (and will) go wrong. But sometimes the things that go wrong aren’t stressful – instead sometimes they are downright funny! Go ahead and […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes blood sugar management DBlogWeek insulin traveling with diabetes video
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
    [Blog] Learning to Like Tidepool
    In previous blog posts, I have mentioned my frustration with finding a platform where I can download and view data from all of my diabetes devices. Diasend used to be my go-to site and would still work for me if I used my Dexcom G5 receiver. But I am a hipster-oldster who uses her iPhone and Apple Watch […]. Life with Diabetes Technology Type 1 Diabetes Apple CGM data data management Dexcom diabetes app diabetes data diasend google insulin iOS iPhone tandem tidepool
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017
    [Blog] Reenactment: Teenager Set Change
    You know I’m going to blog this right. This is blogging gold.” “Go I’m still blogging this.” I don’t usually post about teenager stuff, but this post is written with permission by my 13 year old. When you read it, you’ll see why. Saturday morning I was woken up by said 13 year old. He had filled his reservoir and asked if I’d be willing to pop his set in. He’s not a big fan of the “popping it in” part, and insists it doesn’t hurt as much when I do it.
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017
    [Blog] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Clothing, Usher, Low BGs
    The post 3 Little Diabetes Things: Clothing, Usher, Low BGs appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Clothes for diabetic women who need to inject insulin, Usher takes his son to diabetes camp, and how a low blood sugar feels. I sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes… Clothes for Diabetic Women. “You’ve heard of plus-size, tall and petite, but have you ever heard of clothes for women with diabetes?
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Blog] Tandem Diabetes Care (TNDM) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
    The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time News articles about Tandem Diabetes Care have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Blog] Breaking Down the Cost of Diabetes
    Day 2 topic on Diabetes Blog Week: The Cost of a Chronic Illness Prompt: Insulin and other diabetes medications and supplies can be costly. Here in the US, insurance status and age (as in Medicare eligibility) can impact both the cost and coverage. So today, let’s discuss how cost impacts our diabetes care. Do you have advice […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Dexcom diabetes costs healthcare insulin sleep apnea
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017
    [Blog] {Kids First Diabetes Second} Fundraising
    The post {Kids First Diabetes Second} Fundraising appeared first on D-Mom Blog. Summary: Participating in diabetes walks and bike rides are a great way to help raise money for diabetes research and programs as well as connect with other families also dealing with diabetes. This excerpt from the “Getting Involved” chapter of my book Kids First, Diabetes Second is about fundraising. Fundraising. Fundraising is often done through walks, rides, and gala events.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
    [Blog] Tips for Alleviating Sore Spots from Dexcom Sensors
    I’m really excited to share the first guest post on my blog. It’s written by one of my closest and oldest friends. We met at Camp Kudzu in 2003, and even though she moved to PA, we stayed close. I’ve thought about guest posts, but once she shared these tips with me when I asked […]. Technology Type 1 Diabetes Animas Dexcom diabetes devices
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
    [Blog] 4 Easy Yoga Poses for Diabetes
    After last weeks passionate blogging for diabetes blog week, it’s time to return to the main reason I’m blogging here in the first place: To help you get motivated and inspired to incorporate yoga into your daily diabetes management plan. For me, yoga is my life. I really notice the difference in my blood sugar […]. Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes insulin insulin sensitivity yoga
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Blog] The Cost of a Chronic Illness
    Prompt for Diabetes Blog Week on May 16: Cost of a Chronic Illness Insulin and other diabetes medications and supplies can be costly. Here in the US, insurance status and age (as in Medicare eligibility) can impact both the cost and coverage. So today, let’s discuss how cost impacts our diabetes care. Do you have […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes bayer cost of diabetes DBlogWeek health insurance Humalog insulin insulin pumps Lilly Medtronic
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017
    [Blog] I’m Not Playing the Blame Game
    Day 3 topic on Diabetes Blog Week: The Blame Game Today we talk about the blame game. Except, I’m not really up to playing that game right now. I mean, I could rant and rave about my misdiagnosis and how that happened and who is to blame for days. I have. But, I’m just not up […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes DBlogWeek diabetes community
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017
    [Blog] What Can I Do to Make a Difference?
    With Diabetes Blog Week, it’s been amazing to read and share with our thriving #DOC. I feel completely inspired and in awe of the writing talent out there and if you are reading this, you guys are my diabetes heroes! Even though I was diagnosed 9 years ago I still feel like the new kid on […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes advocacy diabetes costs healthcare insulin low blood sugar
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017
    [Blog] What Brings Me Down
    Last week was the 8th Annual Diabetes Blog Week and my second year participating. Diabetes Blog Week was started by and is still instigated by fellow type 1 Karen Graffeo in Connecticut who blogs at Bitter~Sweet Diabetes. Last week was a way for diabetes bloggers (well over 100 participants from all over the world each […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes advocacy DBlogWeek diabetes frustration healthcare insulin insulin pumps
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017
    [Blog] Studying Abroad with Diabetes
    By Maria Sweezy of Sugarfree & Sexy Blog This past January, I packed my bags full of my most essential articles of clothing (not enough socks as I later realized), a travel journal, and over three months worth of diabetes supplies and boarded a plane for Florence, Italy.
  • BITTER SWEET  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017
    [Blog] Eighth Annual #DBlogWeek Wrap Up.
    I'm a bit late with this year's Diabetes Blog Week wrap up, but I wanted to make sure we capped things off. There are over 350 wonderful blog posts on last week's link lists. Diabetes Blog Week EventsAnd better late than never, right? This year we had 114 bloggers officially signed up. That makes this year the smallest #DBlogWeek, but we certainly made up for it with extra enthusiasm. Did you forget to add yours? .
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017
    [Blog] The Benefit of the Exercise Physiologist
    Throughout the month the Joslin Blog will be highlighting stories about exercising with diabetes. Jackie Shahar, manager of the Exercise Physiology department at Joslin, works with patient James Dugan in the Joslin gym. May is National Exercise Month. Be sure to check in each week for updates! This article was originally published on July 26, 2015. Good nutrition without physical activity is like eating one-half of a really tasty sandwich.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Blog] Diabetes and the Unexpected: My Top 10 List
    Diabetes Blog Week is an annual initiative organized by my dear friend, Karen, over at Bitter~Sweet Diabetes. I’m both excited and proud to participate and support this event for the 8th consecutive year. Day 1 topic: Diabetes and The Unexpected Diabetes can sometimes seem to play by a rulebook that makes no sense, tossing out unexpected […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes DBlogWeek diabetes burnout
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Blog] Honoring David Mendosa
    The diabetes community is mourning, with tributes at all the major diabetes sites in the United States and Europe as well as personal blogs. Diabetes writer David Mendosa died on May 8, only about a month after he was diagnosed with angiosarcoma in the liver. David didn’t want any kind of services. I was thinking […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes david mendosa death low carb diet low-carbohydrate diet
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Blog] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Best Diabetes Blogs, CGM on the Miss USA Stage, Free SpiBelt for Recently Diagnosed Kids with T1D
    Summary: Today I’m sharing a list of the best diabetes blogs according to the Healthline website, spotting a CGM on the Miss USA Stage, and SpiBelt’s program to give recently diagnosed kids a pouch to carry their diabetes stuff. I sometimes have a “little” something to say about diabetes… Healthline’s 2017 Best Diabetes Blogs. D-Mom Blog was included in Healthline’s annual list of “best diabetes blogs.”
  • BITTER SWEET  |  FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017
    [Blog] More Than Diabetes- #DBlogWeek Day 5
    Time to wrap up another Diabetes Blog Week already? Diabetes Blog Week Totally Random StuffI’m afraid it is, as we’ve reached our final day of DBlogWeek #8. I will do one final wrap up post next week to reflect back on the week, but for now let’s get to today’s topic. Today’s topic is More Than Diabetes. Lets wrap up the week by sharing a little more about ourselves, beyond the chronic illness we or our loved ones live with. Share.
  • THE DIABETIC'S CORNER BOOTH  |  THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
    [Blog] One, Two, Three. And Down We Go
    So, Day Four of Diabetes Blog Week 2017. Topic: What Brings Me Down (aka Throwback Thursday, if applicable). OK, fine. Let's cue the ELO here , why don't we. If not that, then maybe. And s**t, if that doesn't work, then maybe the only recourse is. If those three don't "bring me down," well then screw it, I'm going to ride this glucoaster of being High for a bit. And then, most likely: I'll have to tell you again, before I get off the floor (due to a triple-effect hypo).
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
    [Blog] It's not about her.
    This is my 4th post for D Blog Week. She’s looking into her child’s eyes, scared, but she smiles wide. Her love for her child must be stronger than her fear. Her world is falling down around her but all that matters is she stay strong for him. He didn’t deserve this diagnosis. Why him? She will take as much of the hurt and burden away as long as she can. She will work hard. She will take care of him every minute of every day. She will cry in the shower.
  • BITTER SWEET  |  THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
    [Blog] Throwback Thursday: What Brings Me Down - #DBlog Week Day 4
    Depression Diabetes Blog Week Highs and LowsWe are flying through #DBlogWeek with only today and tomorrow left to go! Before I get to today’s post, I want to remind everyone of the Link Lists. From what I can tell, most of you have been remembering to add your posts each day. Thank you for that!!) It really is the best way for other bloggers (and lurkers) to find what you’ve written each day. You can find the link list for each.
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