Tag Archives: Type 1

Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup

With so much going on ( election, political turmoil, hurricanes), 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! Type 1 Diabetes: Sex and Diabetes: From Her Point … Continue reading Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup

Type 1 Diabetes: Do You Have Someone to Lean On?

I did my best to deal with my diabetes diagnosis on my own at 18 years old. I didn’t do well by any means. When you are handed a full-time chronic illness like diabetes at 18, it’s all you can do to keep yourself alive. I was dating a guy that wasn’t very helpful or … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes: Do You Have Someone to Lean On?

Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution

Word Puzzle Posted on Previous Day If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write “add me to your weekly word puzzle list.” If you would like us to create a puzzle for you and our players, send your 8 words to puzzle@diabeteshealth.com and we will post … Continue reading Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution

Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution

Word Puzzle Posted on Previous Day If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write “add me to your weekly word puzzle list.” If you would like us to create a puzzle for you and our players, send your 8 words to puzzle@diabeteshealth.com and we will post … Continue reading Diabetes Health Crossword Puzzle Solution

Diabetes Sentry for Nocturnal Hypoglycemia

Publisher Nadia Al-Samarrie speakes to Michael Russin / Vice President of Sales & Mkt for Diabetes Sentry Products, Inc. in New Orleans at the AADE. Mike tells us how this hypoglycemia symptom alarm helps with diabetes Self-mangement and who benefits from the Diabetes Sentry for nocturnal  hypoglycemia . Click on this link to view the video interview.

How Do I Answer That?

Sometimes a person close to me asks about my blood sugars. The question is usually something like “How have your sugars been. Are you keeping level”? I always hesitate before answering because, even after 21 years of life with Type 1 diabetes, I’m not quite sure how to answer that question. Sometimes I stammer out … Continue reading How Do I Answer That?

Life With Type 2- Imaginary Diabetes

By Patrick Totty All of us carry around mental images of various things, such as grocery stores, freeways, baseball stadiums, bank interiors, and Thanksgiving dinners. The images aren’t all that detailed and clear, but they don’t have to be. They’re a simple, shorthand way of grasping a concept, such as when you’re talking to a … Continue reading Life With Type 2- Imaginary Diabetes

The Password Is Diabetes

“My husband was just diagnosed with diabetes”, said a longtime volunteer at the shop I manage. She was stopping by to explain her lengthy absence, and vent about the difficult time her family was going through. She didn’t know about my diabetes. I told her how sorry I was to hear it and sympathized that … Continue reading The Password Is Diabetes

My Diabetes Midlife Crisis

It was a beautiful spring evening. I was driving home alone and had stopped at a stoplight across from a burger place our family used to visit long ago. Suddenly, through the open car window I caught the delicious scent of burgers and fries, and I was transformed to back when our boys were young. … Continue reading My Diabetes Midlife Crisis