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Crossing the Finish Line with Type 1 Diabetes

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Maintaining blood sugars on a long haul – be it running, riding or whatever your favorite sport is, can be a challenge when living with Type 1 diabetes.  In fact, one of the questions I’m most frequently asked is: “How do you control your blood sugars when you exercise?”. Shy of hauling a trailer full […]

Type 1 Diabetes

type 1 diabetes

Crossing the Finish Line with Type 1 Diabetes

Maintaining blood sugars on a long haul - be it running, riding or whatever your favorite sport is, can be a challenge when living with Type 1 diabetes.  In fact, one of the questions I'm most … [Read More...]

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My 2014 JDRF Fund a Cure Speech

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtTbHGbF8c0 Earlier this year I had the honor and privilege of standing before a large crowd of people at the JDRF "Unmask the Cure" Promise Ball in Scottsdale, … [Read More...]

Type 1 diabetes and lying

Is Lying Normal?

Is it natural to tell a white lie - better known in this case as "a diabetes lie"? There comes a time in a child's life where they experiment with mistruths - and some are quite gifted at it.  … [Read More...]

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Food and Living – A She Sugar Podcast

I recently had the pleasure of talking about food, type 1 diabetes, playing outdoors and raising a healthy family with my friend Tomas Robison of Plateau Tours.  Tomas happens to be one of those … [Read More...]

Get Jerry The Bear to Every Newly Diagnosed Child with T1D

Get Jerry The Bear to Every Child with T1D

My daughter and I started speaking with the founders Hannah Chung and Aaron Horowitz a few years ago when Jerry the Bear was in his primitive stages.  Since then, Jerry the Bear has made his way into … [Read More...]

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Hemoglobin A1c Target Tighter in Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

New recommendations for Hemoglobin A1c targets from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) are out, and yes - they're lower. With 3/4's of pediatric patients already missing the apparently … [Read More...]

Celiac Disease

Roasted Plantain Chips, celiac disease, gluten free, healthy

Roasted Plantain Chips

Prepared well, it's difficult to tell the difference between roasted and fried veggies or potatoes - plantains are no exception. Pick out a bunch of green plantains for this plantain chip recipe, … [Read More...]

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4th of July Treats: Gluten-Free and Healthy

Welcome to my roundup of irresistibly unique 4th of July treats - I'm sure there's something here to pique your interest! I love searching for new recipes; I'm always turned on to another amazing … [Read More...]

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Chocolate Chip Almond Meal Cookies

  I've been increasingly drawn to recipes that aren't only gluten-free, but grain-free as well.  These Chocolate Chip Almond Meal Cookies are very low-glycemic, with an ingredient list you … [Read More...]

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Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes: You Can Do This Project

Welcome to May!  Besides Cinco de Mayo, it also happens to be Celiac Disease Awareness Month. It surely is challenging enough to be diagnosed with one autoimmune disease - try two on for size.  … [Read More...]

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Homemade Almond Flour

Forget about buying almond flour.  Homemade almond flour is so much cheaper and has a way of making you feel like an urban homesteader. The truth is, it looks harder than it actually is; so … [Read More...]

My Fridge - Take a Look Inside

My Refrigerator – Take a Look Inside

What's in my fridge you may wonder?  It's not exactly like opening a dresser drawer, but a refrigerator can be a place that you may not want to invite friends (or strangers) into.  Many people carry … [Read More...]

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