World Diabetes Day 2016

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. The International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization started World Diabetes day in 1991 to raise awareness about the growing epidemic of diabetes. This year’s theme is “eyes on diabetes”. Diabetes can lead to serious…

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Diabetes Awareness Month: Bringing Attention to T1D
feat. Guest Blogger Sarah MacLeod

It’s officially November 1st! Halloween is over and behind us and the holidays are only a few short weeks away. However, the change in the calendar also represents a transition into a month where those of us involved in the…

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Diabetes Burnout? 6 Tips to Get You Back on Track!

Good diabetes management requires constant attention. What you eat, the amount of physical activity you do, your level of stress, and also your sleeping habits are all variables that can affect your blood sugar levels. As days turn to weeks,…

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Diabulimia: Dying to Be Skinny

Betsy was a superstar in high school. She excelled at sports, was homecoming queen and enjoyed hanging out with friends. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 11, and earned the nickname “Splenda” in high school because she…

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Explaining T1D to the Children in My Life
By Guest Blogger Sarah MacLeod

I’ve been looking after children for as long as I can remember. Even before I ever officially babysat on my own, I always took a particular liking to kids younger than myself. Though I was still quite young, and can’t…

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