I think it’s time for me to send out an update on the new ultra-rapid acting insulins but before I jump into what’s new, let me back up a minute and talk about what’s “old”. Most of us use a rapid-acting insulin of some kind- mostly either Humalog or NovoLog. But we all know that these insulins ar
If you have diabetes or are at risk for developing the disease, deciding to commit to fitness could be a real lifesaver. That’s why it’s more important than ever to put yourself (and your health!) at the top of your list. If you aren’t sure where to begin or need a little support getting back on tra
Celebrate spring with this colorful, easy and filling (yes, filling!) Mexican salad from joyfulhealthyeats.com! Servings: 4 Ingredients: For the Salad: 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast ½ teaspoon smoked paprika ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon
1. No, It Probably Isn’t a Mistake When first diagnosed, many people find it difficult to believe. They think it must be a terrible mistake, believing that perhaps another test is needed or thinking maybe it will just go away. This is a very natural response to the shock of receiving the diagnosis.
These days it seems like you can’t wander down a grocery aisle or peruse a restaurant menu without seeing all kinds of gluten-free products. So you aren’t in the minority if you are asking yourself, “What is gluten? And should I be eating this stuff?” What Is Gluten? Well, let’s start with the bas
Most people who have lived with diabetes for awhile know how important it is to have your A1c checked routinely, but there are several other "regularly scheduled maintenance" checkups Dr. Edelman recommends to help protect you against complications down the road.
It’s time to face the facts people, living with diabetes can be VERY overwhelming and that’s nothing new to all of you out there living day in and day out with type 1 and type 2. Right? RIGHT! So, with that being said, it’s pretty common to experience difficult emotions and when you have those di
You may never have heard their names before, but they’re out there and they’re dominating in almost every sport: basketball, football, surfing, car racing, Olympic snowboarding, Taekwon-Do and even ballet. Sean Busby, Zippora Karz, Charlie Kimball and Missy Foy are just a few professional athletes l
Mark your calendar for TCOYD's 2nd annual weekend-long conference & retreat...ONE! It's happening August 17-19, 2018 in San Diego, CA. We have an incredible line up of nationally recognized guest speakers, and here's the best part - most of them have type 1 diabetes themselves, so they GET IT!
The MiniMed 670G from Medtronic is an insulin pump coupled with a glucose sensor. It uses a computer program (called an “algorithm”) to automate certain aspects of insulin delivery. I decided to try 670G partially out of professional interest (everybody and their great aunt has been asking for my