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Why So Needy?

Why so needy, Diabetes?? #kiddingnotkidding  I had had enough by 11:00 this morning. The chaos of buzzing and beeping had gotten on my last nerve. I have to wonder how often the noise from our devices is the last straw … Continue reading

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Just Try It (more food adventures)

What is it that is supposed to be the “hardest job you’ll ever love?” Peace Corps, right? Well, maybe the second hardest is getting a picky selective T1D kid to try new foods. I was not expecting to love this … 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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