• SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Interviewing the CEO of Diabetes Sisters, Anna Norton
    I love her attitude on truly “living” life with diabetes, and how she changed her mind about what life with diabetes meant to her over time and with experience. Anna Norton has been living with type 1 diabetes since […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetessisters interviewI had an awesome time interviewing Anna! She is kind, empathetic, funny, logical, and super hard-working!
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Three New Must-Have Books by People Living with Diabetes
    Three that have passed through my hands recently are all diabetes books written by those who have diabetes. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes books about diabetes insulinI have a stockpile of books everywhere – by my bed, under the coffee table, behind my computer chair. Yes, I still move in the old analog world; I like a real book in my hands.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Tips For Managing Diabetes in the Summer Heat
    People with diabetes not only need to know about how to manage their blood sugar levels, how their medications work, and what their blood tests mean but also how to plan and prevent damage from warm temperatures to diabetes supplies, equipment, and blood sugar levels themselves. Beyond Type 1 is a non-profit founded in 2015 by Juliet de […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Beyond Type 1 heat insulin low blood sugar summer
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Child with Type 1 Barred from Field Trip
    In Scotland, a 13-year-old with Type 1 diabetes was barred from a long-planned school field trip, and her mother is saying the school purposely waited until the last minute to tell her about the decision. Just two days before she was to leave, however, Aaliyah’s mother received word that she would not be allowed to go because of her diabetes. Read more: Are schools required to provide diabetes care? According to the American Diabetes Association , U.S.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 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. 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 burnoutI’m both excited and proud to participate and support this event for the 8th consecutive year.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Honoring David Mendosa
    Diabetes writer David Mendosa died on May 8, only about a month after he was diagnosed with angiosarcoma in the liver. The diabetes community is mourning, with tributes at all the major diabetes sites in the United States and Europe as well as personal blogs. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes david mendosa death low carb diet low-carbohydrate diet
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] New from Livongo: Unlimited Test Strips and Coaching for $49.99 Per Month
    By Ben Pallant and Adam Brown New Livongo Family Care Plan available without a prescription or insurance Last week, Livongo announced the launch of a “direct-to-consumer” version of its diabetes management program: unlimited test strips, a cellular-enabled blood glucose meter, and 24/7 […]. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes insulin JDRF livongo test stripsThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] JDRF One Walk Raises More than $120,000 for Type 1 Diabetes Research
    If you're worried that your child may have it, a simple test at your doctor's office can help your family get started on the right path. Just do a simple blood test
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How to Get Into a Positive Diabetes and Exercise Cycle
    “Positive diabetes and exercise cycle” is a reference to the way that exercise helps us manage diabetes and managing diabetes helps us exercise. For a person with any types of diabetes, one of the hardest parts about exercising is that it is difficult to do if our blood sugar levels are not in an ideal […]. Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes exercise exercising with diabetes lifestyle changes
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Nottingham student with type 1 diabetes dies in his sleep
    'Kind-hearted' university student, 21, with type 1 diabetes dies in his sleep after catching a simple STOMACH BUG - and now people all over the world are 'dabbing' to raise awareness of the condition Tommy Green, 21, originally from Bury St Edmunds, went to sleep one night last week with a stomach illness but unexpectedly fell into severe hypoglycemia - extremely low blood sugar levels - during the night.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] You’ve Gotten Your Lab Results… Now What?
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes google lab test results talking to your doctor WebMDBy Jenn Houchins Just last week I saw my endocrinologist. At this visit, it just happened to be that time of year. The time where they do all the laboratory tests to see if there are any issues that may be lurking just under the surface. Flying under my symptom radar so to speak. And […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Edelman Report: Tips on Treating a Low Blood Sugar
    Food News Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c dr steven edelman edelman report insulin low blood sugar the edelman reportEdelman is back with another Edelman Report. This time he is talking about how to treat and how NOT to treat a low blood sugar episode. There are some important things to remember about how many carbohydrates to take as well as factors to consider. Dr. Edelman also explains why the amount of protein and fat […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes Bloopers and Practical Pokes
    Diabetes Bloopers! 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. Go ahead and share your Diabetes Blooper – your […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes DBlogWeek diabetes humor insulin support
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Fiasp Again Goes Before the FDA for Approval
    A new mealtime insulin that has been shown to improve glycemic control for people with Type 1 Diabetes is once again before the FDA for approval. Novo reports that more 2,100 people with Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes participated in the four-stage trial program in Canada. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? Try Type 2 Nation , our sister publication.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes and Bullying: What You Need to Know as a Parent
    Hundreds of thousands of kids and young adults have some form of diabetes. Regardless of type 1 or type 2, their condition makes them prime targets for “new age” bullying. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c bullying diabetes burnout insulin insulin pumpsBullying is different for kids today. Up until 10 years ago, bullying happened at school and stopped there.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] A Controversy over a Defiant Little Girl: Something the Diabetes Community Understands
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes art Diabetes Research Institute kidsI was in lower Manhattan this week for a DRI Event (which was wonderful) and across from the front entrance were two famous artworks that have become the fodder for many who like to create, said, fodder. Charging Bull” has enjoyed the spot for some time since 1987 when Arthur DiModica dropped (literally) it off […].
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] It's not about her.
    Type 1 Diabetes is their normal now. Diabetes pushes her back when she is taken off guard, but she lifts her heavy feet and moves, and works, and tries, until everything is ok again. What is the emotional toll on a mother with children with Diabetes? 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.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study: Type 1 Diabetes Risk May be Lowered With Some Breastfeeding
    A new study published in Diabetes Care analyzed data to support previous findings that show breastfeeding reduces the chances for a child to develop type 1 diabetes. This study in particular set out to find out what the connection was “between the duration of full and any breastfeeding and risk of type 1 diabetes”, as the researchers […]. News Treatments Type 1 Diabetes breastfeeding type 1 diabetes news
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How I Cope With My Emotions About My Diabetes
    Throwback Thursday: What Brings Me Down – Thursday 5/18 Today let’s revist a prompt from 2014 – May is Mental Health Month so now seems like a great time to explore the emotional side of living with, or caring for someone with, diabetes. What things can make dealing with diabetes an emotional issue for you […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes DBlogWeek emotional aspects of diabetes exercise personal responsibility
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Supporting a Loved One Struggling With Diabetes
    Perhaps the most challenging aspect of diabetes is the fact that it is not a temporary challenge, but a chronic one that touches the lives of everyone around it, radiating out from the person who lives with it into every area of life. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes diabetes burnout diabetes support empathy family of person with diabetes insulin
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Seven Years with Type 1 Diabetes
    I can feel the goosebumps on my neck as I type those two words out. In some ways, it feels like only yesterday that I didn’t know a world without type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is undoubtedly the biggest challenge life has thrown my […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes management diaversary insulin insulin pumpsSeven years.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Invokana: Diabetes Drug Gets Black Box Warning for Amputation Risks
    Invokana (canagliflozin), an SGLT-2 drug for use in type 2 diabetes and off-label in those with type 1 diabetes has been required by the FDA to carry the prominent boxed warning due to a higher risk for leg and foot amputations. News Treatments Type 2 Diabetes amputation exercise FDA invokana low blood sugar neuropathy SGLT-2 type 2 diabetes drugs
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Diabetes Blame Game
    The Blame Game – Wednesday 5/17 Having diabetes often makes a visit to the doctor a dreaded experience, as there is invariably bad news of one kind or another. Type 1 Diabetes A1c pregnancyAnd sometimes the way the doctor talks to you can leave you feeling like you’re at fault. Or maybe you have a fantastic healthcare team, but […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes
    Forty-five years ago when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes I was clearly told I couldn’t have children. And while a woman with type 1 diabetes needs to take precautions, she can absolutely, and safely, have a healthy baby. Type 1 Diabetes A1c insulin interview pregnancy with type 1 diabetes retinopathyI didn’t. Today, thankfully that advice is no longer given.
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Apathy and ignorance are what cost us the most.
    Insulin isn’t negotiable when a person has Type 1 Diabetes. Does the pharmacist even know the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes? He knew that my son had “diabetes.” He went to this new nurse, who had never met my son, and told him that my son had diabetes and was eating an unhealthy lunch. They are costing the Type 1 community lives. via GIPHY What is the cost of diabetes? What is life worth?
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Epic cycle ride raises more than 11,000 for diabetes charity
    A MEMBER of a Wolfscastle-based company has helped raise more than A 11,000 for a diabetes charity through a 1,200 mile international cycle ride from Spain to West Wales. JDRF supports families and individuals affected by type 1 diabetes and funds research to cure, treat and prevent the condition
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Trump’s OMB Director Wasn’t Alone in Denigrating Diabetes
    A Washington Examiner report relaying a Trump Administration official’s comments on diabetes elicited strong condemnation from diabetes advocacy organizations and people with diabetes over the weekend. However, the report didn’t quote Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney completely, nor did it mention that he was just one of several panel discussion participants who debated whether diabetes was a condition which deserved coverage.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] When Paying for Insurance Makes Paying for Diabetes Supplies Impossible
    The Cost of a Chronic Illness – Tuesday 5/16 Insulin and other diabetes medications and supplies can be costly. So today, let’s discuss how cost impacts our diabetes care. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes cost of insulin health care costs insulin insulin pumpsHere in the US, insurance status and age (as in Medicare eligibility) can impact both the cost and coverage. Do you have advice to share? For […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Miss USA Contestant Bares her Dexcom CGM
    In doing so, she joined two Miss America contestants who wore Type 1 diabetes gear in competition in recent years. Krista Ferguson (“Miss Michigan”) decided to wear her CGM on her arm during parts of the competition because she wanted to raise awareness about diabetes. As far as we know, Ferguson is the first Miss USA contestant to be open about a diabetes diagnosis, but she joins a small group of Miss America contestants with Type 1 diabetes.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment and Prevention Options on the Horizon
    There’s new hope on the horizon for those with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Treatments Type 1 Diabetes beta cells insulin JDRF research TetraGeneticsBiopharmaceutical company TetraGenetics is working on an innovative drug therapy that can stop or prevent the body’s immune system from attacking its own pancreas. How T1D Develops Most people who develop T1D do so as a result of a particular virus that […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Faces of Diabetes Book Review and Jerry the Bear Interview
    This week, as always, I’m excited to share a couple of awesome resources for the diabetes community! The Faces of Diabetes Book I’m so proud of my T1 friend Edward Fieder, founder of the non-profit organization The Faces of Diabetes for bringing what was a true labor of love from just an idea, to being […]. Type 1 Diabetes book review interview jerry the bear toys
  • OUR DIABETIC LIFE  |  MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Unexpected
    After a Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis. It is quite unexpected that after a Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis, patients and caregivers find they have to make multiple life or death decisions every single day. It is unexpected that someone with Diabetes can’t just sleep without worry. It is unexpected that even though Type 1 is an autoimmune condition, people blame children and adults for their Diabetes.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Interview With Bright Spots and Landmines Author Adam Brown
    Adam, who resides in San Francisco, has lived with diabetes for 15 years and is also the Head of Diabetes Technology & Digital Health at Close Concerns. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c book review diabetes books exercise low blood sugarAdam Brown, the Senior Editor at diaTribe and columnist behind the excellent Adam’s Corner has written his first book, Bright Spots and Landmines.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 10 Tips for Being Prepared With Diabetes
    Diabetes and The Unexpected Diabetes can sometimes seem to play by a rulebook that makes no sense, tossing out unexpected challenges at random. Or, take this topic another way and tell us about some good things diabetes has brought into your, or your […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes DBlogWeek diabetes tips insulin low carb diet
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Traveling With Type 1 Diabetes
    All of my diabetic […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Dexcom insulin insulin pumps traveling with diabetesIs your mind spinning with details when just thinking about travel? How to get there? Where to stay? What will it cost? What are the food options? What activities or sights to see? What clothes to pack for the climate? Who will water the plants and take care of the pets?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] How Can Hypoglycemia Be Addressed in Type 1 Diabetes?
    Type 1 Diabetes Helmsley Charitable Trust insulin JDRF low blood sugarThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here. By Lynn Kennedy, Helen Gao, and Kelly Close A workshop hosted by the JDRF and Helmsley Charitable Trust brought together leaders in the field to discuss opportunities and advances in the treatment and possible prevention of hypoglycemia How do you address hypoglycemia […].
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Miss Michigan USA Explains Why She Is Wearing Her Blood Glucose.
    At this year's Miss USA Pageant , it won't just be Miss Michigan USA Krista Ferguson 's first time competing on the Miss USA stage-it will also be the first time a contestant has visibly worn a glucose monitor for type 1 diabetes during competition.
  • TOPIX  |  SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetics cautioned to seek medical advice before fasting
    In advance of the holy month of Ramadan, Hamad Medical Corporation is cautioning individuals with diabetes to seek medical advice before fasting. According to Professor Abdul-Badi Abou-Samra, Chairman of Internal Medicine at HMC, fasting among patients with Type 1 diabetes, and among those with Type 2 diabetes who have inadequately managed blood glucose levels, can have many risks, including dangerously low or high blood glucose levels, diabetic ketoacidosis, and blood clots
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Wisdom From Mothers Touched by Diabetes
    Being a mother living with diabetes or being a mother to a child with diabetes helps spark major drive, passion, and compassion. We asked some mothers with diabetes and some mothers to children with diabetes “What would you like to share with the world this Mother’s Day?” ” Meri Schuhmacher-Jackson, who blogs at Our Diabetic Life shared,”As […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Stuffed Eggplant Rolls Wrapped in Bacon
    Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 DiabetesVegetables are a wonderful alternative to bread and pasta. One of my favorite veggies to use are eggplants because I find they are so versatile. Rather than use pasta for things like lasagna and ravioli, many are now using thinly sliced vegetables. Another popular thing to do is wrap the slices around a filling similar […].
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Hundreds walk against diabetes
    More than a thousand people walked a course around New Bo Market Saturday in an effort to end type 1 diabetes. The Eastern Iowa chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation held its 19th annual One Walk in front of the New Bo Market Saturday morning
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] A Boy’s Diabetes Diagnosis on Christmas Eve
    Six-year-old Andrew was diagnosed on Christmas Eve, his twin sister Zoey has the genetic markers for type 1 diabetes as well. Type 1 Diabetes diabetes diagnosisThis is a great conversation with their mom, Kari.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Treating Hypos: One-Size Does Not Fit All!
    Or one type of breakfast cereal. one type of glucose meter. Treatments Type 1 Diabetes AADE blood sugar level exercise insulin low blood sugarBy Gary Scheiner MS, CDE Imagine if there was only one car on the market. Or (heaven forbid!) Would you feel a little bit cheated? You should. Individualization is where it’s at: customizing whatever it is to best meet your particular needs. In the […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Spring is in the Air, and so are the Low Blood Sugars
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes insulin low blood sugar springHas anyone noticed their blood sugar/glucose numbers dropping lately as the Spring temperatures tease us? Welcome to Spring, where it’s hot, it’s cold, it’s summer one day and winter the next. We are having our first spell of warm weather this year. It is gloriously sunny and warm… and no rain. This little bit of […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Why Medtronic Was the Pump Brand of Choice for Me
    Technology Type 1 Diabetes Animas diabetes devices insulin insulin pump insulin pumps Medtronic Omnipod rocheWell they say time flies when you are having fun, how true this is. Already I am at the 6-month mark of being a pumper. The past six months have gone past in a blur if I’m honest. I guess living your life on a 3-day cycle of set changes has that effect! In this […].
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] A dual-functional GLP-1 analogue may improve insulin sensitivity and help fight diabetes
    New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that PGLP-1 can inhibit gluconeogenesis, improve glycemic control as a therapy to insulin in type 1 diabetes, and improve insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes According to research published online in The FASEB Journal , scientists have discovered a dual peptide called "PGLP-1" that promotes insulin secretion and inhibits gluconeogenesis. A related compound called GLP-1 is currently used in diabetes treatments
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Giving Context to an A1c Result
    I have a referral to pathology sitting in my diabetes file at home, to tide me over until my next endo appointment. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes A1c blood sugar testing diabetes data diasend Freestyle Libre insulin insulin pumpsI really want to get my HBA1c done. But I know it’s still a bit too soon. I have a pretty good idea of where I’ll be sitting. Yet my deepest, darkest desires […].
  • TOPIX  |  THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Novel tissue-engineered islet transplant achieves insulin independence in type 1 diabetes
    Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have produced the first clinical results demonstrating that pancreatic islet cells transplanted within a tissue-engineered platform can successfully engraft and achieve insulin independence in type 1 diabetes.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Would You Kill Me for a Tax Cut?
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes affordable care act health insurance insulin legislation low blood sugar obamacare taxesBy Ashlyn Mills Before I get into the meat of this issue, I want you to imagine something… You are 19 years old and a sophomore in college with your whole life ahead of you. Suddenly, you begin feeling ill. You are thirsty all of the time, you feel lethargic and can barely make it […].
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Novel tissue-engineered islet transplant achieves insulin independence in type 1 diabetes
    Diabetes scientists have produced the first clinical results demonstrating that islet cells transplanted within a tissue-engineered platform can successfully engraft and achieve insulin independence in type 1 diabetes. The 12-month findings are part of an ongoing clinical study to test this strategy as an important step toward offering this life-changing cell replacement therapy to millions living with the disease
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Asking My Roomate: What It’s Like to Room with a Person with Type 1 Diabetes
    Starting college can be both adventurous and scary for anyone, but even more so if you are a student with diabetes. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes college roommateFrom getting used to a brand new environment to learning new schedules, it can be a lot all at once. Another factor too is making new acquaintance with someone you’ll be spending most of […].
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Transplant of Insulin-Producing Cells Offers Hope Against Type 1 Diabetes
    Scientists report a step forward in the plan to create a truly artificial pancreas, offering new hope to people with type 1 diabetes. A 43-year-old single mother with dangerously difficult-to-control diabetes had insulin-producing islet cells transplanted into her omentum -- a fatty membrane in the belly
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Edelman Report: What to Do Before You Get Pregnant With Diabetes
    For women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, it is important to avoid pregnancy until blood sugar levels are well-managed. It’s safe to get pregnant if you have diabetes but Dr. Santos Cavaiola says that ideally, […]. News Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes dr. steve edelman edelman report pregnancy with type 1 diabetes the edelman report type 2 diabetes and pregnancy
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Would I Have Changed My Actions if I Could Have Magically Avoided Type 1?
    After a Type 1 diagnosis, did you ever look back and say, “What if?” While we still don’t understand what triggers Type 1 diabetes, the process of accelerated beta cell destruction often seems to come after a cold or infection. It would be easy to lay awake and wonder if Type 1 diabetes somehow could have been avoided, despite a lack of evidence that this is possible. Read more: In the Himalayas with undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Would You Avoid Type 1 Diabetes if You Could?
    After a Type 1 diagnosis, did you ever look back and say, “What if?” While we still don’t understand what triggers Type 1 diabetes, the process of beta cell destruction often seems to come after a cold or infection. It would be easy to lay awake and wonder if Type 1 diabetes somehow could have been avoided, despite a lack of evidence that this is possible. Read more: In the Himalayas with undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] DOH 7, partners launch 3-day summer camp for children with diabetes
    TO help curb juvenile diabetes, the Department of Health 7, together with Insulin for Life Australia and Global and Sweet Alert Society Inc., yesterday launched a three-day summer camp for children with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Ruben Siapno, DOH 7 assistant regional director, said the activity will help children with diabetes interact with others and to better understand themselves
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Review: Patch Peelz for your Dexcom Sensor and Omnipod Pump
    Life with Diabetes Technology Type 1 Diabetes blood glucose monitoring CGM children with diabetes Dexcom OmnipodIf you are using a Dexcom or an Omnipod pump, you are likely looking for ways to make your sensors last as long as possible. There are many products on the market, such as tapes and skin “glue” but those are not very fashionable or fun! I personally wear my Dexcom sensor in a discreet place but […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Do These 3 Unexpected Things to Help Manage Your Diabetes
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c diabetes and relationships diabetes management workMonth after month and year after year you struggle with checking your blood sugar, taking your medication properly, eating the right foods, exercising enough, and staying away from nights that undo all your two steps forward. You’re a perfectly smart individual, completely capable of doing what needs to be done.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Detecting early-warning signals of type 1 diabetes and its leading.
    Type 1 diabetes is a complex disease and harmful to human health, and most of the existing biomarkers are mainly to measure the disease phenotype after the disease onset To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Fundraiser Targets Type 1 Diabetes
    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Hosts "Wine-ing for the Cure" Fundraiser May 21 event set at Greengate Ranch & Vineyard in SLO The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will host Wine-ing For the Cure, a Central Coast fundraiser to raise awareness and support research for those impacted by Type 1 diabetes.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Woman Pleads Guilty for her Daughter’s Fatal Insulin Overdose
    Less than a month after an Ohio woman was arrested and accused of giving her daughter an insulin overdose, another Ohio woman pleaded guilty for giving her daughter with Type 1 and other special needs a fatal amount of insulin. Mindy, who was 21 at the time she died, had Type 1 diabetes, autism, and cerebral palsy. Read: Mother accused of giving a child with Type 1 too much insulin. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 5 Diabetes Pasta Alternatives You Will Want to Try
    5 Diabetes Pasta Alternatives: Shirataki “Miracle Noodles” A serving of these has zero grams of carbohydrate and zero calories! Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Weight Management diabetes diet low carb diet low-carb pastaLucky for us, great alternatives to traditional pasta are all the rage these days. We’d like to share some pasta ideas that may work better for you and your blood sugar levels.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] One Month on Medicare with Type 1 Diabetes
    I officially started Medicare on April 1. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Dexcom health insurance insulin insulin pumps liberty medical medicare tandemI thought it was going well. Some of it is great. I’m learning that maybe not everything is going so great. I haven’t screamed at a phone menu yet. I seem to have figured out how to pay my bills through auto payment. I have received a box […].
  • JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Eating Disorders and Insulin Restriction in Type 1
    Although eating disorders are life-threatening illnesses, people don’t typically associate them with type 1 diabetes. Prevention and Recovery from Eating Disorders in Type 1 Diabetes: Injecting Hope (Routledge Press) is based on interviews with women in recovery. a clinical psychologist who worked at Joslin Diabetes Center and was an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School for over 15 years.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] What’s Worse for Older Diabetics: Sugar Crashes or Prolonged High Blood Sugars?
    If you have diabetes, then you already know that the HbA1C test (or A1C, for short) measures your average blood sugar levels over the last three months. or lower, in order for your diabetes to be considered “under control.” Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c insulin insulin pumps joslin joslin diabetes center low blood sugar
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] A Diabetic Approach to Carb Counting
    What is the number 1 tip which I think would benefit any diabetic to help them with their nutrition and blood glucose control? Food Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c carb counting diabetes diet insulin low carb diet MyFitnessPalCarb-counting. If you’ve read my blog before, you’ll know I’m a huge fan of carbs and have them regularly throughout my diet. With my last HbA1c at 5.3% (DCCT) or 5.8mmol/L, I’m […].
  • TOPIX  |  TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] New technique uses modified insulin and red blood cells to reduce blood sugar levels
    In an animal model study, the new technique effectively reduced blood sugar levels for 48 hours in a strain of mice that had Type 1 diabetes Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin and red blood cells to create a glucose-responsive "smart" insulin delivery system.
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Lubbock girl with Type 1 diabetes hopes to share experience with others at upcoming Camp NoHiLo
    Her insulin pump was broken, she hadn't been able to receive insulin for three days and she was just fed up with having diabetes. "I I said 'I don't want to deal with it
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study: Diabetes Strengths Can Help Teens With Type 1 Diabetes Be Resilient
    A study published in the American Diabetes Association’s journal Diabetes Care shows that teens who are able to do what it takes to manage their blood sugar levels are more resilient and more likely to have better longterm outcomes. The researchers noted that even though living with type 1 diabetes is challenging, some teens are able to […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes and Tattoos: The Only Two Things You Need to Know
    Diabetics can’t or shouldn’t get tattoos” would likely be uttered from the same person who would say people with diabetes can’t or shouldn’t eat carbs. For some odd reason, people with diabetes get treated like we have leprosy and […]. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c tattoos
  • TOPIX  |  MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Type 1 diabetes cured in mice using gene therapy
    Researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio have found a way to cure type 1 diabetes in mice. It is hoped that the novel technique - which boosts insulin secretion in the pancreas - will reach human clinical trials in the next 3 years
  • SCIENCE DAILY  |  MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Modified insulin and red blood cells used to regulate blood sugar
    In an animal model study, the new technique effectively reduced blood sugar levels for 48 hours in a strain of mice that had Type 1 diabetes Researchers have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin and red blood cells to create a glucose-responsive 'smart' insulin delivery system.
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Parents Who Withheld Insulin Appeal Murder Conviction
    Two parents who withheld insulin treatment for their son with Type 1 diabetes are still refusing to take responsibility for his death, despite their conviction for first-degree murder. They apparently were attempting to treat his Type 1 diabetes mainly through prayer. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does? Try Type 2 Nation , our sister publication.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Overcoming Diabetes Hurdles to Fulfill My Passion of Playing Football
    It is the brainchild of Chris Bright, a Welsh International Futsal player, representing Wales at a national level, and a semi-professional footballer too, as well as a kick ass Type 1 Diabetic. Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes accomplishment athletes with type 1 diabetes exercise Football inspiration insulin low blood sugar story
  • D-MOM  |  MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] 3 Little Diabetes Things: Insulin, Insulin, Insulin
    Lilly Diabetes met with patients and caregivers about pricing and then turned around and increased the price of Humalog nearly 8%. They had altruistic intentions of keeping people with type 1 diabetes alive, but insulin manufacturers including Eli Lilly are profiting enormously off of a drug that people with type 1 diabetes (and some people with type 2 diabetes) must either purchase or die without it.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] FDA Clears “My Dose Coach” App to Optimize Basal Insulin Dosing
    Technology Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c agamatrix diabetes app FDA glooko Humalog insulin Lantus Levemir livongo low blood sugar Novo Nordisk Sanofi toujeoThis article is reprinted with permission from diaTribe. Find the original article here.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Review: SmartCake, the Low-Carb Gluten-Free Cake You Need to Try
    These cakes are low in carbohydrates, making them a great option for people with diabetes. Food Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Weight Management cake gluten-free insulin low carb diet product reviewSmartcake is gluten-free, sugar-free, and starch-free cake brought to you by the Smart Baking Company. The’ve packed fiber, protein, and a little fat into each 38 calorie cake.
  • TOPIX  |  SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] [The role of exercise in the treatment of type 1 diabetes].
    Although physical activity has been associated with cardiovascular mortality reduction in type-1 diabetes patients, many points in the topic 'exercise' deserve a closer look To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Novel approach cures diabetes in mice for one year without side effects
    A potential cure for Type 1 diabetes looms on the horizon in San Antonio, and the novel approach would also allow Type 2 diabetics to stop insulin shots. The discovery, made at The University of Texas Health Science Center, now called UT Health San Antonio, increases the types of pancreatic cells that secrete insulin
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Priceville Elementary raises funds and awareness about type 1 diabetes
    Third grader Braden Rehmer has had type one diabetes for two years. His mom Jennifer Rehmer said they noticed it when he was thirsty all the time
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Omega-3 intake through mother's breast milk may lower type 1 diabetes risk
    New research suggests that an early intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids through the mother's breast milk may lower the risk of type 1 diabetes in infants. Research shows that dietary intake of omega-3 in the mother may prevent type 1 diabetes in the infant receiving her breast milk
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] ONE Conference and Retreat for Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
    The diabetes educational organization Taking Control of Your Diabetes, better known as TCOYD is going to be hosting a multi-day type 1 diabetes conference for adults and the people who love them. The ONE: Ultimate Conference and Retreat for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes is going to be taking place at the Hyatt Regency Mission […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Doctor with Type 1 Diabetes Advocates for Low-Carb Diets
    Diagnosed in 1998 at the age of 38 years old, Dr. Keith Runyan followed the general ADA guidelines for food and dosing to help manage his diabetes. Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes low carb dietAfter struggling with crazy blood sugars while trying to prepare for an Ironman triathlon. However, a podcast changed his views on what he could do to best manage […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Is Jay Cutler Done Playing Football?
    athlete with Type 1 diabetes seemingly chose the latter for the upcoming NFL season, as the NFL Network and Business Insider report that Jay Cutler has been hired as a color commentator with FOX Sports. Cutler, who has Type 1 diabetes, has played 10 years as a quarterback for the Denver Broncos and Chicago Bears. Read more: Broadcaster mistakenly says Cutler has Type 2 diabetes. Want more Type 1 news?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] When Sharing What We Know Helps Others
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c diabetes events inspiration low blood sugar low carb dietI love that 1946 Christmas movie, It’s a Wonderful Life. Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed. Hard-working and kind George Bailey, Stewart’s character, feels he’s let all his neighbors down and wishes he’d never been born. But an angel, Clarence, comes down to Earth to show George what the world would have been like without him.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Being Prepared for the What-If’s of Diabetes Device Malfunctions
    Life with Diabetes Technology Type 1 Diabetes device failure diabetes devices diabetes supplies insulin insulin pumpSo last week, Murphy’s Law hit. My pump malfunctioned. I wasn’t getting my insulin. My blood sugars were running higher and ketones hit. When I decided to pull off my pump, I couldn’t turn it off. That was a fun Sunday night/Monday morning… But now I have this new one that turns off pretty easily. […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Pregnancy Week 15 with Type 1 Diabetes: Perfectionism vs Sanity
    By Grace Wall There have been studies that show girls and women with type 1 diabetes have a stronger chance of developing an eating disorder. Type 1 diabetics are constantly counting and measuring food, and measuring their level of success at managing diabetes (which is impossible to get right all the time) multiple times a […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Resistance Training When You’re Older or Have Limited Mobility
    Get Moving Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes exercise insulin resistance training weight trainingIn addition to aerobic activities, you can greatly improve your blood glucose by doing some resistance, or weight, training. Like so many systems in the body, if you don’t use all your muscle fibers, you lose them over time. Anyone past the age of 25 is slowly losing muscle mass, which decreases how many carbs […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Appreciating the Bells and Whistles of Diabetes Technology
    It was an absolute pain to have to stop and write things down, on top of all of the other diabetes […]. Life with Diabetes Technology Type 1 Diabetes diabetes devices diasend glucose meters insulin insulin pumpsBack when I was first diagnosed, blood glucose meters didn’t have all the bells and whistles they do today. I had to keep that dreaded paper logbook of blood sugar levels and insulin doses.
  • TOPIX  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Kinmel Bay teenager 'so scared of Type 1 diabetes' she can't sleep
    But Gracie Mae Macauley, 17, is on a mission to explain that lifestyle is not to blame for this much misunderstood condition A teenager from Kinmel Bay wants to educate people about a potentially fatal condition which sometimes leaves her scared to go to sleep
  • SARA KNICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] My Trip to the 2017 TypeOneNation Summit
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes diabetes events insulin JDRF type 1 diabetes communityThis past weekend I attended the local JDRF TypeOneNation Summit. I’ve attended this event several times over the years, and the first one I went to I even drove 5ish hours to a different city which was the closest location at the time. I always get a lot of lessons out of these events. Sometimes […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] JDRF:Tell Congress To Protect People With Pre-Existing Conditions
    JDRF, the world’s largest type 1 diabetes charity is asking people to contact their congressmen and women and let them know they want protections for people with pre-existing conditions like type 1 diabetes to remain in place. News Treatments Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes American Health Care Act healthcare insulin JDRF
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Sharing Diabetes in Everyday Life
    So… now that we’ve talked about sharing your diabetes (or not sharing your diabetes) with the people you work with, let’s talk about interacting with others. Non-work others, including people in the diabetes community itself. Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes community conversations diabetes awarenes friends insulin insulin pumps
  • INSULIN NATION  |  TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Your Preexisting Condition is Probably Your Fault: Congressman
    You could make an argument that people with Type 1 diabetes should pay more for health care because they use it more, but you can’t make an argument that they should pay more because Type 1 diabetes was their fault. Even if we somehow wave a wand and say people with Type 1 diabetes have the “moral” type of pre-existing condition, what if their A1C scores are terrible? Want more Type 1 news? Opinion. sponsor.
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Answers to Common Nutrition and Training Questions
    Get Moving Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes exercise fitnessGiven the current state of the health & fitness industry, there is usually so much information out there that can confuse many of you. One question will usually get 5 or 6 or 14 different answers. A lot of you who read this want to get the best bang for the buck results based on […].
  • SARA KNICKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Diabetes & Gum Disease
    As people with diabetes, we have to be extra vigilant to help keep our gums and teeth healthy, protecting our beautiful smile. Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes A1c AADE heart disease neuropathy oral health periodontal disease retinopathyWe all love a beautiful smile. Smiling can help us feel better, whether it’s us or others we meet who are doing the smiling.
  • NERDY APRIL  |  MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] The Prime Directive
    While we did talk about a few of these, our conversation was mostly about our common 'Earth bound prime directives' - family, friends, travel, parenting logistics, Type 1 Diabetes! Can I be honest with you? I feel I must say this gently.especially since my blog has "Nerdy" in the title. I only recently finished the Star Trek: The Next Generation series. I know, I know. Crazy right?
  • SARA KNICKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] My Unexpected Refresher Course in Ketone Management
    Life with Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes exercise google high blood sugar insulin ketones low carb diet whole30The week before I started the Whole 30, I got a stomach bug. It came on pretty suddenly. Saturday night, my family and I went to see Disney on Ice. When we got home that night, my husband and I decided to have a bottle of wine and stay up and rent a movie. We […].
  • INSULIN NATION  |  MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] What the MacArthur Amendment Means for People with Type 1 Diabetes
    And as with the previous effort in March, they have offered a proposal that would weaken coverage protection for those with preexisting conditions like Type 1 diabetes to win votes. What this might mean for people with diabetes. An equally extreme nightmare scenario could be a person with Type 1 diabetes who has insurance that doesn’t cover the cost of insulin. Want more Type 1 news? Have Type 2 diabetes or know someone who does?
  • TOPIX  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017
    [Type 1 Diabetes] Study: Artificial pancreas helps young children better control their diabetes
    A pilot study among young children with Type 1 diabetes found that a University of Virginia-developed artificial pancreas helped study participants better control their condition. The goal of the artificial pancreas is to automatically monitor and regulate blood-sugar levels, eliminating the need for people with Type 1 diabetes to stick their fingers to check their blood sugar frequently and manually inject insulin
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