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Cooking Through Lyfe
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
How I Started Health and Fitness Coaching
Two years ago I decided enough was enough and I needed to make a change for my own personal health. There wasn’t anything specifically wrong, but I just didn’t feel good in my own skin and was really lacking energy and motivation. I knew I was the only one that was going to be able ...
August 1, 2017
The Importance of Patient Entrepreneurs
Lately, there has been a change in the approach of how people are perceiving diabetes and the people living with the disease. When I was diagnosed with T1D in 1989, diabetes was considered a very serious disease. One changed behaviors, got on insulin, and tried very hard to avoid going high in...
July 31, 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
Empowerment and T1D
I have always been drawn to empowerment. Growing up, I loved the theatre, I loved the ballet, I loved all forms of performance. I think that the primary reason for this was because of how powerful and confident the performers always seemed. From a very early age, I knew what my purpose was. I was...
July 24, 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
Playing the Rare Disease Card
Parenting a kid with special needs requires a lot of writing. It seems like I’m constantly writing, which is ok because… well, I’m a writer. Sitting at my desk typing a blog post is far less stress-inducing than the painful daily scribble that comes along with a rare genetic disorder. Early...
July 20, 2017
Where Are They Now? 2016 LBNNAward Finalist: Shantanu Gaur, CSO & Co-Founder of Allurion
We were excited to hear the announcement that Allurion has raised $27M in financing! Allurion’s co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Shantanu Gaur was a finalist in the 2016 Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award and is a member of the Lyfebulb Entrepreneur Circle. We caught up with him...
July 19, 2017
Is It Possible You Should Slouch More?
You’re at work. Your back is killing you. You’re shifting in your chair to try to stay as upright as possible, but it actually kind of hurts. But, you’ve been told to sit upright, so it must be better for you, right? “Sit up straight.” “Pull your shoulders back.” “Don’t ...
July 18, 2017
The Highs and Lows of Diabetes
Diabetes is not easy. This is not news to anyone who suffers from this disease, or is close to someone who has Type-1 Diabetes. This life is full of highs and lows. After being diagnosed at the age of 4, I knew my life would forever change. I vividly remember shortly after I was diagnosed, my ...
July 17, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: Surviving Summer and Type 1, with all the Highs and Lows
Summer time is a fun time when we all kick back and relax. Some go to the beach, chill by the pool, or go on a tropical vacation. Though as a Diabetic, there is one thing that interrupts you having the time of your life in the summertime, and that is this (not so) little thing called Diabetes. ...
July 14, 2017
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