Category Archives: Books

Elle and Coach: A Girl and Her (Diabetes-Alert) Dog

I’m sure many of you have read the 2016 book Elle and Coach about the experience of one family with a T1D kid and their journey to get a diabetes-alert dog. The mom in the family – Stephanie Shaheen – … 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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Intentions (not resolutions)

I posted on Twitter on Friday, “I have no #diabetes resolutions.” As usual with tweets, there was a lot more going on in my mind beyond those few typed characters. It’s one of the things I like about Twitter… glimpses. … Continue reading

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Give the Kid a Break

Recently the Bear asked if she could not wear her CGM anymore. [insert heart breaking noise here] I told her that if she wanted to she could take a break for a little while but that wearing the CGM helps … Continue reading

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Reading Quiz

One of my favorite bookish bloggers, Citizen Reader, recently posted a book-quiz-thing that she had seen elsewhere. She says she rarely does this kind of thing, and I also don’t usually climb onto that bandwagon (if you were a house, … Continue reading

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Diabetes Books on the To-Read Shelf

I’m a reader. I’m also a librarian. When I want to know more about something, I read about it. When I want to feel less anxious about something, I read about it. When I’m looking for a solution, I read. … Continue reading

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