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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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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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Are Dog Treats a Carb? Hypoglycemia & T1D
By Guest Blogger Sarah MacLeod

It can happen more quickly than you’d think. One minute everything seems fine, then suddenly an instinctual twinge deep within your gut suggests otherwise. Maybe it’s hunger or perhaps just fatigue. Maybe it’s nothing at all. Feeling slightly shaky and…

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