Monthly Archives: April 2014

Good Diabetes News

Did you see my recent post about hope? Today I read a report on rates of complications related to diabetes – good news! Check this out: Since 1990 there was a 68% decrease in the rate of heart attacks and a … Continue reading

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Hope and Diabetes

We can’t live without hope. If we really stop and think about it, life runs on hope. Sometimes our hopes get dashed, but then we think of something else to hope for. Whether it’s personal achievement (school, work, athletics, performance), … Continue reading

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Optimism is Healthy

I’m a big fan of a positive approach – to life, to living with diabetes, whatever. I do, however, acknowledge that living with a chronic condition is not always easy or fun. Many people have a very hard time managing … Continue reading

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Looking at Low Carb from a Different Angle

There’s been a lot of talk about low carb meal plans for many years now. We evolved from Adkins to South Beach to Paleo and now State of Slim (with many others in between). There is science to back up … Continue reading

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Basketball and Diabetes

Last night the UConn Huskies won the NCAA basketball national championship. I earned my PhD in Nursing from the University of Connecticut, and I never attended or even watched (on TV) a basketball game! My grandfather used to watch every … Continue reading

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Everybody Gets Credit

Did you see the post on facebook about the runner who is overweight? I shared it on my page this morning because I think it’s such an important message. The gist of it is that a runner sees a woman … Continue reading

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