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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Diagnosis or Death: The Missed Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes

Over the past few weeks, I have had the privilege of speaking at several diabetes conferences on the subject of  “The Missed Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes”. This is a heartbreaking topic, which needs to be addressed by health professionals,…

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5 Ways to Keep You and Your Child “Happy” on Halloween

  As a parent, do you encourage your child to eat a “rainbow” of fresh fruits and vegetables? When my children were younger, I would pack school lunches with sliced red peppers, orange carrots and green grapes. Yet, on Halloween,…

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My Diabetes Olympics
feat. Guest Blogger Brittany Gilleland

Sports nutrition has always been a passion of mine. In order to gain expertise into the fascinating world of exercise and sports, I decided to pursue my master’s degree in Applied Physiology and Nutrition from Columbia University in New York…

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Tips & Tricks // Diabetes Blog Week Day 5
By Guest Blogger Sarah MacLeod

Created and organized by Karen Graffeo, Diabetes Blog Week is an annual event that brings together members of the Diabetes Online Community and provides a shared set of topics for discussion. Last week, 131 bloggers officially registered to contribute and it…

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