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Big Blue Test Data

Last fall many of you participated in the Big Blue Test by testing your blood glucose, getting active for more than fourteen minutes, test…

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Workout Wednesday with SweatBetes

Have you heard of SweatBetes? It's a series of exercise videos produced by Ginger Vieira of Living in Progress. She produced them specifica…

Started by CorinnaLatest Reply

BG control system born from interactive park design project

A plan to convert a public park into an interactive gaming center to address a county’s soaring diabetes problem led to the development of…

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Big Blue Test Data

Last fall many of you participated in the Big Blue Test by testing your blood glucose, getting active for more than fourteen minutes, test…

Started by Mike

7 Feb 14
Reply by Judith in Portland

Kris Freeman Type 1 Pumper "Going for Gold" in four Cross County Events at Olympics in Sochi

Skiing an endurance event with diabetes is a challenge. But Kris Freeman's inspiring story proves anything is possible. I found out Kris an…

Started by Steve

0 Feb 11

Doing my first half-marathon... tips?

Hey all! I'm new here. 23, married, and have had diabetes for 20 years. I'm fairly healthy, working on losing some weight (I only need to l…

Started by jfreeman18

4 Feb 11
Reply by anexco

Best Time to Exercise

As a type 1 for over 30 years, I'm curious if there are better times to exercise than others with diabetes? I struggle to keep my blood sug…

Started by flynn

6 Feb 7
Reply by swisschocolate

Fighting to get insurance company to cover gym membership

I'm currently maintaining my bg levels using ONLY diet and exercise. I was previously on Metformin, but I was experiencing too many lows. M…

Started by Jen Blanchard

2 Dec 18, 2013
Reply by Sam

Maintaining blood sugars during exercise

I would like to take 2classes at my Y, one is water aerobics, the second is yoga. When I get out of the pool my BS is 60's. Do I eat a 15 c…

Started by twinchick

5 Nov 18, 2013
Reply by Shawnmarie

Workout Wednesday with SweatBetes

Have you heard of SweatBetes? It's a series of exercise videos produced by Ginger Vieira of Living in Progress. She produced them specifica…

Started by Corinna

34 Nov 5, 2013
Reply by acidrock23

TeamWild Closes Down

TeamWILD Closes Down Posted on October 4, 2013 by Mari Ruddy It’s official, as of today, October 4th, 2013, TeamWILD Athletics is closing d…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Oct 5, 2013

Motivational tweets

Does anyone know of tweets or emails to help me keep motivated in exercising 4-5 times a week. I enjoy doing it but just need some encourag…

Started by twinchick

0 Sep 30, 2013

Swimming

Just shared my swimming story on asweetlife.org http://asweetlife.org/feature/swimming-through-a-diabetes-diagnosis/

Started by Deborah

15 Sep 8, 2013
Reply by Clare

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