Cooking Through Lyfe
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Cooking Through Lyfe
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
Real Talk With Dave: Hopeful For A Cure
We all have a desire to be cured of this monster of a disease, Type 1 Diabetes. Since the day we were diagnosed, that has been our number one wish when we blow out the candles on our birthday cake or when we play that imaginary game of being asked what our three wishes from a Genie would be. We ...
August 4, 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
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
Real Talk with Dave: Sick Days
One of the things I hate the most about Diabetes are the sick days that come with the disease. They don’t happen everyday, and they may not happen very often, however, when they do show up at random, it can be one of the things that make us Diabetics feel like we are incapable of doing ...
November 17, 2017
Real Talk with Dave: Let’s Celebrate Diabetes Awareness Month Together!
November 13, 2017
Real Talk with Dave: Get Creative with Type 1
We each have our own unique style in life, so why not make our Diabetes stand out in a positive way? From the day we are diagnosed with T1D, we are given the basics for proper management and care towards our Diabetes. Standard blood glucometers, meter kits, even our insulin pumps, all which come...
November 3, 2017