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Diabetes: Stigma, Blame and Shame
Diabetes is on the rise in the U.S. While there is awareness about the physical complications of the disease, few healthcare providers and people without diabetes take into account the social stigma attached to diabetes and the toll it takes on patients. Many people living with diabetes feel ...
March 16, 2017
Keep Your Fitness Resolution All Year Long
Year in and year out, fitness and New Year’s resolutions seem to go hand in hand. Every year a promise of a livelier, healthier, fitter you comes to the front of your focus —at least for a few months, anyway. In order to keep your fitness resolution well into the new year and perhaps even ...
February 9, 2017
Google Works on a Glucose-Measuring Smart Contact Lens
Although smart wearables hit a plateau in 2016, it won’t be long before the market picks up again as research predicts that manufacturers will be looking at new ways to innovate wearables in the coming years. In fact, data presented by CCS Insight revealed that the wearables market will be ...
January 19, 2017
Lyfebulb Pulse 18th Edition
Dear Lyfebulb Community: We are already two weeks into 2017 and we hope you are all are having a great start to the year so far! We’ve kick-started the year with some exciting projects, so stay tuned. This week we are participating at the annual JP Morgan healthcare conference in San ...
January 12, 2017
Merry Christmas + Happy Holidays!
December 28, 2016
Karin’s Holiday Gift Guide: For Him!
Yesterday I shared with you my favorite gifts for all of the women in your life, but let us not forget the men! I have teamed up with french restaurateur, Jean – who also had three fashion stores called DeNoyer, introducing European pret-a-porter in the United States – to bring you ...
December 21, 2016
Karin’s Holiday Gift Guide: For Her!
The holiday season is here and I love indulging my friends and family with incredible gifts! I’ve curated some of my favorite products, including something for all of the lovely ladies in your life. Enjoy!For the prep: Isabel Marant Cable-Knit Sweater. Cute, cozy, and warm! Sure to be the...
December 21, 2016
Lyfebulb 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!
We’ve curated the perfect holiday gift guide for everyone; whether you are shopping for friends, family, or just to treat ‘yo self! Check our our diabetic-friendly favorites below!Happy Socks! How cute are these meditating bulldogs!? Not only do we love that these socks are in ...
December 12, 2016
Diabetes and Depression
Diabetes and depression is a topic I feel strongly about, but also one that is not easy to discuss. Many people with diabetes and relatives to those with diabetes do not want to acknowledge the psychological issues one can have when living with diabetes. These issues are not only related to the ...
December 1, 2016
#GivingTuesday: Let’s Make America Fit Again
This Giving Tuesday, we reach out to everyone with an important message – help us stop childhood obesity, prevent type 2 diabetes, and improve the eating habits of our children! It is scary to note, that childhood obesity is regarded as the most prevalent nutritional disorder of US children ...
November 29, 2016
The Lyfebulb Philosophy – An Introduction
Work Hard Eat Well Exercise Regularly Expand your Horizons Relax Frivolously Do GoodWe believe that living well and being happy with yourself include all these components. It is not enough to work hard and play hard but we need to take care of our bodies and minds as well. Treating our ...
October 31, 2016
What to Pack as a Diabetic
Maybe you’re planning a trip soon and would love a travel checklist for diabetes?(I made you a travel checklist for diabetes below, make sure to check it out!) What is necessary to bring along on a long trip with diabetes? Sometimes I feel like diabetes just has its own luggage to bring along, ...
August 11, 2016
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