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March 2015

Practice Turkey.

Dexcom, Diabetes Products, Diet and Food, Exercise & Fitness, Psychosocial Support, Pumping Insulin, Real Life Diabetes, Robot Life March 10, 2015 82 Comments

Chris and I are both from big families with piles of aunts and uncles and cousins at every birthday party.  Part of being part of a flurry of people means big holiday gatherings, and Chris and I are prepping ourselves to start hosting some of the holidays. Problem is, I’m a terrible cook.  Or, better stated:  an inexperienced cook.  Cooking…

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Sleep Cycle Your Face.

Blood Sugars March 9, 2015 4 Comments

A normal sleep cycle: Which is what I thought I had last night, until I woke up and saw evidence on the bedside table that suggested otherwise: And then I remembered the whole thing:  normal sleep pattern interrupted by one very sweaty low, followed quickly by a  juice box, then another low a few hours later, and another juice box,…

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Earned.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Real Life Diabetes March 5, 2015 8 Comments

This morning, the Joslin Clinic shared a photo of Dr. C Kenneth Gorman, who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for living 80 years with type 1 diabetes.  He’s one of five people to have received the medal, and the first Canadian (eh?). Here is this wonderful man, medal and all: [From the Joslin Diabetes Clinic Facebook page] Dr. Gorman…

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