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October 2013

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Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes October 16, 2013 7 Comments

“Just bolus fifteen minutes before you eat, and you won’t see that post-prandial spike.” “Just bolus thirty-five minutes before you eat, and you won’t see a post-prandial spike.” “Have you thought about Levemir?” “Have you tried Apridra?” “Have you seen any difference between Humalog and Novolog?” “If I use the Opsite tape, I can get a sensor to stay on…

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Hypoglycemic Blues.

Blood Sugars, Dexcom, Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Videos, Real Life Diabetes, Robot Life October 14, 2013 14 Comments

This past weekend, I was in Omaha (pronounced in my head as “OMAHA!!!!” almost every time), Nebraska for a TCOYD conference, joining in as speaker for the event. One of the topics in OMAHA!!!! that we talked about was the integration of medical devices, sharing anecdotal stories about life with out diabetes-related robot parts.  Panel moderator Dr. Jeremy Pettus shared…

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Guest Post: See You in the Slipstream!

Exercise & Fitness, Guest Diabetes Blogger, Psychosocial Support October 10, 2013 4 Comments

Virtue Bajurny calls herself  “a Type 1” and has had diabetes for 20 years. Until finding Connected in Motion she hadn’t been able to meet and befriend another Type 1. She lives in Toronto, but now calls Connected in Motion home. She is a social worker and is currently working as the Community Manager for Connected in Motion.  And today,…

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Revisiting Resolutions.

Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes October 8, 2013 7 Comments

Almost a year ago, I resolved (in that non-resolution sort of way) to aim for more balance in 2013. Now it’s October, and I’m fairly sure the quest for some kind of balance wasn’t entirely achieved.  But that’s okay, right? Maybe it’s not about achieving balance, but staying in constant pursuit of it. Did you set resolutions for 2013?  Now…

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Gluten-Free Chicken Noodle Soup.

Diet and Food, Real Life Diabetes October 7, 2013 12 Comments

Here’s an attempt at gluten-free chicken noodle and vegetable soup.  It tasted quite nice, actually, and no one died as a result of eating it.  We’re marking that as a win. Note to real cooks:  Don’t judge.  I use pre-made soup broth and frozen vegetables.  I’m so lazy I don’t even make my own insulin.  Sensing a theme? Note re:…

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