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  • Type 1 Teen and Endo Dad: A Diabetes Advocacy Power Duo
    DiabetesMine talks with a Canadian teen and his endocrinologist dad who both live with type 1 diabetes, and are passionate advocates. ... Read More
    From on Wednesday, December 11, 2019
  • Easy Holiday Party Recipes
    Let the celebrations begin with this easy holiday party recipes that will please the crowds without too much effort or stress. It’s holiday party season. The time of year when we gather in one another’s houses to celebrate the season. Whether it is for the Winter Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza, New Year’s, or just because it is cold outside, but you still want to see friends, there are parties a-plenty. Which means lots of delicious ... Read More about Easy Holiday Party Recipes ... Read More
    From thescramble.comPublished on Tuesday, December 10, 2019By Jessica Braider
  • Glucose Test Strips for Diabetes: Uses, Accuracy, and Costs Explained
    DiabetesMine explains the value, accuracy, and cost of glucose test strips used for diabetes management. ... Read More
    From on Tuesday, December 10, 2019
  • Gaining Life After Massive Weight Loss: Nicky’s Story
    Publisher’s note: In part 2, Nicky Bicksler shares her bariatric success story — massive weight loss, plus ending an abusive relationship and emotional eating. Read part 1. After facing years of abuse for my weight and being in an emotionally and financially abusive marriage, I reached a point in my life where I was severely obese, depressed, and had no goals or motivation. I started to pursue bariatric surgery. And I overcame my emotional eating through regular exercise, which allowed me to deal with my emotions without food. The most dramatic change in my life came when I decided to leave my abusive husband. It became extremely liberating to not only be working to improve my life, but also not to have another ... Read More
    From Cheryl Ann Borne ( on Tuesday, December 10, 2019By My Bariatric Life
  • No Restarts
    “No restarts” is the message I got after I tried to hack the system because I forgot to bring a new CGM sensor when I was traveling this past summer. I followed the instructions to a T, and it didn’t work. Luckily I was able to use my meter, lancet, and strips for the remainder of my vacation and I made it just fine. Unlike this particular scenario, there are restarts in diabetes life. Managing diabetes is all about do-overs. We learn every day – what works, what doesn’t work, what works better. We figure things out and make adjustments. We start over and over and over. There are many times when people with diabetes may feel like there’s no restart. It’s easy to get discouraged and feel defeated. The ... Read More
    From janekdickinson.comPublished on Tuesday, December 10, 2019By jane k
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