Latest Expert Articles

  • Ask D’Mine: Addicted to Avoiding Diabetes
    Happy Saturday! Welcome back to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil offers some insight to a woman struggling with the "pre-diabetes" challenge of not hea ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, January 30, 2016
  • The Hunger Tree and How It Can Help You!
    The Hunger Tree and How It Can Help You!  By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD All hunger is not the same. As you read through the Women’s Health Body Clock Diet, you’ll notice yourself starting to be able to discern different types of hunger. Once you have figured out whether the hunger is behavioral, physical or emotional, it is time to deal with that hunger. That’s where the Hunger Tree comes in. The Hunger Tree ... Read More
    Published on Friday, January 29, 2016
  • Private School Expels Child With Type 1
    Recently, a parent revolt at a private church-affiliated school in Charlotte, North Carolina has morphed into a lawsuit under that state’s disability discrimination law. It’s alleged that two children, one diagnosed with a chronic abdominal migraine disorder and one with Type 1 diabetes, had been expelled from the Calvary Church private school in Charlotte because of their conditions.Calvary Church officials have not commented on the lawsuit, but based on information provided by the parents it ... Read More
    Published on Friday, January 29, 2016
  • Type 1 Teddy Bear Wins IBM Award
    This past year, IBM hosted a webseries, New Way to Startup, a competition among startup companies to use new technology to help humanity. The 2015 winner of the competition may be familiar to the Type 1 community, as it was the creators of a teddy bear that teaches kids how to deal with Type 1 diabetes, among other conditions.The show started out with ten up-and-coming millennial-run startups that were focused on solving health problems. After ... Read More
    Published on Friday, January 29, 2016
  • A Brief History of Food – Rethinking “Processed”
    Farm to fork, field to plate, seed to shelf. … More and more we want to know where our food comes from. We want to know where it was grown (or produced), who grew it, and how. The same could be said for food ingredients. Where did they come from? How did they come to be? Why are they in our food? To gain perspective on the origins of food ingredients, let’s take a look at the ... Read More
    Published on Friday, January 29, 2016
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