This Father’s Day reminds me of a scene set long ago. It was almost 23 years ago. It was the summer that I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes as an 18 year-old. The entire diagnosis was not handled well by me. I arrived to my parent’s house and crumpled into a heap on my … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes: How a Diabetes Diagnosis Bonded a Father and Daughter
I don’t have lots of cash, or a big house. I work a ton of hours and don’t even have a lot of spare time, but there are some things that are just worth doing. A little sacrifice of time can do wonders for perspective and even our own health. I recently got to volunteer … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 1: Diabetes: Finding Acceptance
Individuals who are obese or morbidly obese tend to make decisions that are riskier than those who fall into a normal weight range, a study by the Service de Psychiatrie d’Adultes, Groupe Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere in Paris shows. This study looked at 612 patients, 362 of whom were classified as non-obese and 250 of whom were … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News: The Connection Between Obesity and Decision Making
I asked myself the same question. While I adore food (who doesn’t?!), there is more to life. Diabetes can seriously complicate our relationship with food and after a recent celiac disease diagnosis, I needed to focus on the other things in life that I love in order to remember how blessed I am. Here is … Continue reading Living with Type 1 Diabetes: Besides Food, What Makes You Happy?
I’m not used to worrying about other people’s health. Dealing with type 1 diabetes is enough, I’d wager. But over the last year or so, I’ve had to think of others’ health more frequently. And I hate it. Let me back up a moment before going further. It has been more than two years since … Continue reading Living With Type 1: Concerned about someone else’s health? How dare they!
This crossword puzzle was inspired by this week’s news and podcast reports. Play along with us to test your knowledge and comprehension on topics we post Monday-Friday. Please click the link below to download this week’s Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution: Crossword Solution
This crossword puzzle was inspired by this week’s news and podcast reports. Play along with us to test your knowledge and comprehension on topics we post Monday-Friday. Please click the link below to download this week’s Diabetes …
I once had an Endo tell me that with syringes, I would probably not be able to get my A1C down much lower than the 7 that I had long been hovering at. He also lived with Type 1 diabetes and he thought that was about the best I could do without a pump. I … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 1: I Finally Lowered My A1C!
ad enough? Are you sick and tired of just……well….everything politics these days? And I mean on all sides of the aisle. It’s just too much, isn’t it? I have an idea. You see, I’m under the belief that if any suggested legislation is ‘nay’ all one party and ‘yay’ all another party—-they have all failed. … Continue reading Diabetes Dad: Contact Your Representative: Take the Diabetes Challenge
With so much going on, you may have missed the latest in diabetes news this week. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with the Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup to share the latest news, podcasts and stories from this week. Enjoy! AskNadia: Feeling Discouraged from Peripheral Neuropathy Pain and Depression Diabetes Health Tips for Taming … Continue reading Diabetes Health Weekly Round Up