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Get Jerry The Bear to Every Newly Diagnosed Child with T1D

Get Jerry The Bear to Every Child with T1D

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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 the hands of 2% of kids with Type 1 diabetes and Sproutel has become an innovative force to […]

Type 1 Diabetes

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...]

hemoglobin a1c, type 1 diabetes, recommendations, kids, youth

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...]

low blood sugar, seizure, diabetes

Glucagon App for Teaching

Glucagon is an intimidating drug to administer.  Let's face it - when someone you love needs it, you're in panic mode. I was so excited to find this free interactive educational glucagon app that … [Read More...]

hypoglycemia, low blood sugar

Low Blood Sugar – Aisle 8

Low Blood Sugar Gone Wild Low blood sugar can and does happen in some uncanny places; take my experience yesterday for instance.  This particular low happened in a most fortuitous place - the … [Read More...]

mother's day, celiac disease, brunch, healthy, diabetes

She Sugar’s Gluten-Free Brunch Round Up

Brunch anyone?  Here's a round up of some beautiful brunch recipes you simply can't go wrong with - just in time for Mother's Day! These recipes come from some of my favorite websites: Beard and … [Read More...]

celiac disease, type 1 diabetes, healthy easter basket ideas

Easter Basket 101: Healthier Ideas For Your Kids

Easter is the one-two punch that comes immediately on the heels of Valentine's Day; it creates another few weeks of fending off the candy aisle at work, school, parties, banks - and quite frankly, … [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...]

grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb, healthy, cookies, diabetes, celiac disease

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...]

celiac disease, diabetes, autoimmune disease, Type 1 diabetes

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...]

gluten free, celiac disease

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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