Monthly Archives: May 2016

Just Between Us

I’m all for the message that kids and people with T1 Diabetes can do anything they want to. I certainly don’t want the Bear to let her diabetes stand in the way of anything and it would really push my … Continue reading

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Adventures in D-Parenting: Picky Eater Edition

I’m sure I’ve mentioned (read: complained) before that one of the things I find most challenging with managing the Bear’s diabetes is what a picky eater she is. Sometimes I feel like everything around food is a battle and it’s … Continue reading

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Make Diabetes Easier, One Tip at a Time

Day 5: Let’s round out the week by sharing our best diabetes tips and diabetes tricks. I am definitely not a life (or diabetes) hacker! I’m always impressed by the cool, ingenious, and clever ideas that I learn from others. … Continue reading

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Dear Health Care Santa

Day 4: Most people who live with a chronic illness end up with a lot of experience when it comes to dealing with healthcare. How would you improve or change your healthcare experience? What would you like to see happening … Continue reading

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Do Words Matter?

Here we are at Day 3 of Diabetes Blog Week! There is an old saying that states “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. I’m willing to bet we’ve all disagreed with this at … Continue reading

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Body-Mind Connection

We think a lot about the physical component of diabetes, but the mental component is just as significant. How does diabetes affect you or your loved one mentally or emotionally? How have you learned to deal with the mental aspect … Continue reading

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Message Monday (Diabetes Blog Week, Day 1)

Lets kick off the week by talking about why we are here, in the diabetes blog space. What is the most important diabetes awareness message to you? Why is that message important for you, and what are you trying to … Continue reading

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