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The Best Prescription for Diabetes: Exercise

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If you’ve contemplated the value exercise adds to a diabetes management regime – double it, triple it – heck, quadruple it.  The inherent benefits of moving the body with diabetes are countless; I’m actually uncertain how people manage their disease without it.

Type 1 Diabetes

type 1 diabetes, exercise, health

The Best Prescription for Diabetes: Exercise

If you've contemplated the value exercise adds to a diabetes management regime - double it, triple it - heck, quadruple it.  The inherent benefits of moving the body with diabetes are countless; I'm … [Read More...]

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She Sugar: Riding 104 Miles for JDRF

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and I've got two special things in store: I'll be moderating Diabetic Connect's #DCDE Twitter chat on Tuesday evenings 9 p.m. EST with other diabetes advocates … [Read More...]

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She Sugar to Moderate Diabetic Connect Twitter Chat

I'm super excited for the opportunity to moderate a Twitter chat for Diabetic Connect every Tuesday at 9p.m. EST starting November 4th for Diabetes Awareness Month! The hashtag for this chat is … [Read More...]

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“What’s That?”: Uncovered by Diabetes Gadgetry

  If I honestly had a dollar for all of the times I've been asked: "What's that?" - I'd surely be rich. I regularly face a fire squadron of questions about the diabetes gadgetry adorning … [Read More...]

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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...]

Celiac Disease

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Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Can you say - yum? I've been working on this gluten free recipe for quite a while, adding and deleting ingredients like the wind until my experimentation produced an amazing cookie that I couldn't … [Read More...]

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Make it Better with Butter

People are plopping butter on top of everything now.  From eggs to coffee and everything in between.  I use unsalted Kerrygold butter from grass-fed cows.  You can find this brand of butter in … [Read More...]

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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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Red, White and Blue: Gluten-Free and Healthy

Welcome to my roundup of irresistibly unique and colorful 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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