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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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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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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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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Food for Thought: Healthy Eating & My Journey to Find Balance in My Life
by Guest Blogger Sarah MacLeod

Growing up, I always had a good relationship with food. Never a picky eater, I happily consumed anything placed in front of me. Whether it was a plate full of vegetables, or a piece of chocolate cake, there were few…

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