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The Lifesavers of Type 1 Diabetes
Over time, there have been several breakthroughs in medical technology that have made living with Type 1 Diabetes almost a breeze! From Insulin Pumps to Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs), these devices have made the battle of blood sugar regulation so much more bearable and practical in living ...
September 22, 2017
Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases – Risk, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Sameer Ather, MD, PhD People who have diabetes are more likely to develop a stroke or heart attack. It is because they develop risk factors like high cholesterol and high blood pressure, which are associated with heart disease. As a matter of fact, young people who have uncontrolled diabetes for...
September 20, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: My Thoughts on Traveling with Type 1
This past week, my family and I took our annual summer vacation to the Pacific North West (Portland & Seattle) and though it was very fun, I was constantly seeing how much extra “work” T1D brings to the table of the person living with it, even on vacation. It’s been said before, but ...
September 8, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: I’m Sorry For What I Said When I Was Low…
Lows do things to us that we have no control over. I’m pretty sure any Diabetic can agree with that. When we have low blood sugars, we become, what some may consider, a monster in which we are hit with so many symptoms, such as uncontrollable shaking, fast heartbeat, and anxiety. In reality, ...
September 1, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: The Bright Side of Type 1 Diabetes
Hey there! Welcome back to Real Talk with Dave! This week, I wanted to talk about something that some may not always want to think about. First of all, in any situation in life, there is always something to be grateful for. When that concept is applied to Diabetes, for example, it may be hard to ...
August 25, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: Cruising with Confidence
When I first began driving, I was about 17 years old and all I wanted was to be free and independent, allowing me to feel like a mature and responsible adult. I knew that I had this extra thing to deal with and worry about. However I didn’t want my Diabetes to stand in the way of me ...
August 18, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: Sleeping Through The Night
One thing that we as Type 1 Diabetics often worry about is going to sleep. I have experienced myself, as well as heard other Diabetics discuss how sleeping can be one of the most stressful things as a Diabetic because we are always unsure what to expect. What we worry about is not waking up in ...
August 11, 2017
Where Are They Now? 2016 LBNNAward Finalist: David Weingard, CEO & Founder at Fit4D
As we get closer to the 2017 Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award, we sat down with last years finalist, CEO and founder of Fit4D, David Weingard to get a little insight on last years summit, and why Patient Entrepreneurs matter.Bruna Petrillo: Tell us a little bit about Fit4D. David ...
August 10, 2017
The Problem With Diabetes Education in Brazil
I’m here to talk about the Diabetes educational problems in Brazil. We have a lot!For starters, if you have the money or good contacts, you are safe because you’re going to have the best doctors ever and they’ll tell you everything new that comes up about Diabetes treatment. ...
August 3, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: Achieving Your Goals With Diabetes
It has been said over and over again, but you can do what ever you set your mind to! Since the day you were diagnosed, you probably were told by friends, family, and other loved ones that you can still lead a normal life and do what ever you want with Type 1 Diabetes. When I was first diagnosed, ...
July 28, 2017
5 Best Ways to Increase Your Energy, Focus, and Productivity
The energy-in-a-bottle industry is booming. Visit any checkout counter in America and you’ll likely see a variety of energy drinks and supplements with questionable health qualities. Increasing your energy, focus, and productivity doesn’t come from a convenience store, it’s ...
July 25, 2017
Insulin, Sugar, and… Pets!
When it comes to Type 1 Diabetes, we have important essentials that help keep us alive in every moment of our lives, but one thing that we may not think of that can be a vital part of managing our Diabetes is a pet! Pets can be so helpful in the process of living with T1D as they provide so much ...
July 21, 2017
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