Monthly Archives: May 2013

Slow Down

A message for myself as much as anyone reading this. This is the end of a very hard month in our local community. I don’t need to list all the tragedies, because everyone has experienced something, whether close or far … Continue reading

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Quality of Life and Diabetes

Quality of life is pretty important to me, and hopefully that’s an obvious statement. I just read an article about severe hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) and it’s effect on quality of life in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Health Care Professionals

I enjoyed participating in the inaugural Diabetes Hope Conference on Tuesday. I think it was a huge success, with one interesting twist. During the second panel, there was a health care professional who – on more than one occasion – … Continue reading

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Low Carb Lifestyle

Low carb living may be the way to go for many people. I am reading The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living by Volekand Phinney. This book is interesting and eye opening! I am discovering many things about my … Continue reading

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Watch, Enjoy and Benefit

Here is a great opportunity for all! Watch this documentary starring Elizabeth Perkins, enjoy the show, and the Diabetes Hands Foundation gets money. And that means people with diabetes get awesome programs. http://www.diabetescostars.com/ It’s that simple.

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Sleep is good for diabetes

Sleep is so important. And I’m a huge fan of sleep. I was a maniac about teaching my kids how to sleep – and in their own beds – when they were babies. And they are excellent sleepers to this … Continue reading

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Nuts and Diabetes

Nuts are a healthy fat, because they are plant-based and they contain unsaturated fat. A new article reports that substituting nuts for other, less healthy snacks can help people not gain weight and maybe even lose a little. The catch is … Continue reading

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Diabetes at the Buffet

I typically avoid buffets. I find it challenging to take a rational amount of food, and often I find that the food offerings are not as healthy as I’d prefer. I found this article about how people handle buffets interesting. … Continue reading

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New Hormone to Cure Diabetes?

Do you get excited when you hear about a cure for diabetes? I usually don’t. I don’t live for a cure because I’d rather live for today. Don’t get me wrong, a cure would be wonderful. I just can’t let … Continue reading

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