All Blog Posts Tagged 'and' (132)

Juicing and calculating carbs

I'm toying with the idea of buying a Nutribullet RX to start juicing but am hesitant to do so due to all the sugar in the fruits. Has anyone had any experience in calculating carbs/insulin for any recipes? Even w/ 'green smoothies' I'm very inexperienced.

Added by Emily on January 24, 2015 at 8:43am — 1 Comment

Kaiser Insurance - Wait list for getting child on Pump?

Hi, my son was diagnosed Type 1 this last summer at 10 years old. Fast forward some months and we are thinking he should be on a pump. I mentioned this to our clinic that we work with and I am told there is a wait list of kids who are wanting to go on the pump.

I have no idea of this means. Anyone out there with Kaiser and a Type 1 child? We have an appt next week so I guess we will find out.

Added by tommy on November 21, 2014 at 2:53pm — 6 Comments

Mantras & More #DBlogWeek

Yesterday we opened up about how diabetes can bring us down. Today let’s share what gets us through a hard day. Or more specifically, a hard diabetes day. Is there something positive you tell yourself? Are there mantras that you fall back on to get you through? Is there something specific you do when your mood needs a boost? Maybe we've done that and we can help others do it too?

"The only weapon I have is comedy," said the great Mel Brooks. I'm not in that league, but I try…


Added by Stacey Simms on May 15, 2014 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Thanksgiving Prep

It’s Thankgiving week. This used to be one of my favorite holidays because it was the one time out of the entire year where you could eat whatever your heart desired and no one said a thing. That was until I became diabetic. Now, during this old favorite holiday people comment on how much I’m eating or give me a look. For those of you who are still going through the emotions of this holiday, I want to give you some encouragement, that you are not alone, and some tips on how to give yourself…


Added by Dkinsey on November 25, 2013 at 7:26am — No Comments

Refreshing Teachers "A Diabetes Tidbit"

Refreshing Teachers "A Diabetes Tidbit"

Added by Julie on August 23, 2013 at 11:59am — No Comments

Summer Camp and Diabetes

I have been at summer camp with my high school students this week and it was amazing! I roomed with a girl who was also diabetic and cannot wait to share with you more of her story and stories from the week! Check out my week on instagram to get a preview of what we did!

Added by Dkinsey on June 29, 2013 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Evaluating Sports "A Diabetes Tidbit"

Please feel free to share our "Diabetes Tidbits"

Added by Julie on June 14, 2013 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Diabetes and Nutrition for Endurance Athletes, free downloadable ebook

Hello TuDiabetes! I wanted to let you all know about the free ebook that we have for you from TeamWILD.

The intention is to provide usable, practical tips for those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who use endurance exercise as part of your diabetes and health strategy.

The URL is

I hope you enjoy it!

GO WILD and here's to your health and fitness,

Mari, type 1…


Added by Mari on May 30, 2013 at 2:37pm — 2 Comments

Airport Security and Traveling With Diabetes "A Diabetes Tidbit"

We are getting ready to travel international and I am learning lots about traveling with diabetes. I love traveling with drink boxes but there are limitations on what you can bring with you and I was told they can explode in the airplane cabin. So i was given another suggestion along with suggestions on getting my daughter through security smoothly. Check out this weeks diabetes tidbit…


Added by Julie on March 25, 2013 at 1:31pm — 2 Comments

Wake Up "A Diabetes Tidbit"

As our children with diabetes get older it becomes time to teach them how to recognize lows and how to be responsible at night time for testing themselves. Today's Diabetes Tidbit

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Added by Julie on March 20, 2013 at 7:40am — 1 Comment

I Want A Do Over "A Diabetes Tidbits"

We all deserve a do over check out this weeks Diabetes tidbit

I Want A Do Over

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Added by Julie on February 26, 2013 at 10:11am — No Comments

That Nasty Blood Drop

My daughter gets so mad when she is testing her blood sugar and then gets blood on her clothes. Check out this weeks Diabetes Tidbit

Added by Julie on January 25, 2013 at 11:59am — No Comments

I want to Live a Normal Life

Hey All, I've forgotten to post my latest blog posts pertaining to diabetes here, so here is part 4 of working through the desire/understanding the want to live a normal life

I also suggest to read Self Awareness in Care for Diabetes

Thanks all, Paul

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to not realize that within being diagnosed with…


Added by PaulQuessy on January 16, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Is It Time To Go To The Doctors On Their Own?

The question has come up "When do you know it's time for your child to see the doctor on their own" Here's our diabetes tidbit on what we do. Please feel free to share with your communities

Added by Julie on January 7, 2013 at 10:26am — 1 Comment

You Know This Is Going To Happen "A Diabetes Tidbit"

One of my biggest fears is that even though we try to prepare for everything there will be a time when I am not with Nikki and she will have a low blood sugar. If that's not bad enough a low blood sugar without a fast acting sugar can really go bad. Here's what Nikki did

Please feel free to share our Diabetes Tidbits with your communities.


Added by Julie on December 20, 2012 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Diabetes and Exercise Self Forgiveness

On this past weekend I was not active in the normal sense that I would be active during work within the week. At work I work 8 hours and lift boxes all day working with the body for 8 hours in physical exercise which can be quite strenuous at times. At this time I do not need much insulin at all to counterbalance the sugar produced from the digestion of the food that I consume during break, but this changes quite dramatically as I am on my days off.

This weekend I needed quite a lot…


Added by PaulQuessy on December 17, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

For those of us in the Southern Hemisphere

Summer is around the corner so here are my tips for managing yourself and your diabetes in the heat

Added by NiceDiabetes on November 29, 2012 at 11:08pm — No Comments

Sugar Suppresses our Immune System

My chemistry teacher made a quick comment about how when one consumes sugar, it paralyses the immune system for x amount of time. This was fascinating to hear, because diabetics are known to have a weak immune system - so I've done some reading and this is the best site that I've found for it at…


Added by PaulQuessy on November 29, 2012 at 4:36pm — 1 Comment

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