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  • Insulin Injection-Free for a Decade
    Chris Schuh, 64, considers herself lucky to be alive. The Type 1 diabetes community can consider Schuh, who has enjoyed a decade without insulin injections after undergoing an experimental treatment, a symbol of hope.In a video posted by the Diabetes Research Institute, Schuh describes how a later-in-life Type 1 diabetes diagnosis soon became a life-or-death struggle. The Tallahassee native was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 30. Schuh’s body became insulin resistant and she ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 18, 2016
  • Poop it Forward
    If you’re wondering about the curious title to this post – read on. The American Cancer Society estimates over 95,000 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed this year. Besides skin cancer, colon and rectal cancers are the third most common cancer. The Center for Disease Control recommends that screening for colon cancer via the colonoscopy begins at age 50, and is done every 10 years until age 75. When colon cancer is caught ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 18, 2016
  • Easy Chicken Stir Fry- Turn Mayhem into Mealtime
    Easy Chicken Stir Fry One of my go- to meals when I am in a rush for a meal is stir fry. It fits into my style of meal prep that I like to call “clean out your fridge” cooking. It can be made with anything you have on hand.  This is especially helpful when you are due for a grocery trip and the cupboards are bare. Simply pick a protein, vegetable, and starch and you ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 18, 2016
  • How taking care of my diabetes could have killed me: double-dosing
    The husband above. I panicked. Just around midnight. Minutes after I took my once nightly injection of my long-acting insulin. Had I taken my once nightly shot, twice? Like others with type 1 diabetes who don’t use an insulin pump, I take what’s called MDI. Multiple Daily Injections. I take an injection of rapid-acting insulin […] ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 18, 2016
  • grilled grapefruit “sundae” with pistachios, goat cheese, and basil vinaigrette
    I challenged myself to create a sundae concept with no added sugar. This loosely-interpreted sweet-and-savory version is the result! I made Sweet Scarletts the star of the show because I had so many of them on hand. Plus, the naturally sweet red grapefruit is seasonal, gorgeous, and delicious! In this recipe, they’re halved and brushed with extra-virgin olive oil for grilling to bring out savory notes. Then these caramelized delights are topped with sprinkles ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 18, 2016
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