Don’t Settle in Your T1D Care

Hey everyone! So sorry about the long, unintentional sabbatical from posting. My husband started a new job, my son started potty training and Christmas is approaching so my blog unfortunately, had to take a temporary back seat. But I’m back and ready to spew tons of good things at you! To begin with, I want […]

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Diabetes Burnout

It seems everyone is feeling it lately. I think this may be true because before I was there, I saw countless others posting about it. I saw all these posts about Diabetes Burnout and I thought, “I haven’t been there in a long time.” Ha! And then I was there. I haven’t written on my […]

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Medtronic 670G: An Artificial Pancreas?

Everyone is talking about it. The new 670G, the artificial pancreas that Medtronic put out. Or is it an artificial pancreas? Or is it just a pump? Revolutionary? Same old technology with new branding? Here’s my two cents. I have not tried the new pump yet. I like most of you, can only get a new […]

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My Top 10 Tips for Low Blood Sugar

If you ask an endocrinologist, they will probably tell you to treat lows using the rule of 15. That’s what they told me at least. It means to eat 15 grams of quick sugars and wait 15 minutes, test again, retreat if necessary. When I was first diagnosed, I was told to then eat 15 […]

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Hyperglycemia and Bad Moods

If you talk to people with Type 1 you will discover that many of us have significant negative emotions associated with high blood sugar. I know that for me, it’s sometimes just because I hate being high so much that I beat myself up about it. I feel guilty for being high. I feel like […]

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Twitter and the Freestyle Libre

I recently joined Twitter. Yes, I know I’m a little late to jump on that bandwagon. Being new, something fun I’ve discovered about Twitter is that it really creates an international community. I’ve really found this to be true of the Type 1 Diabetes Community. People definitely flock together with those who are based in […]

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