Cooking Through Lyfe
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Cooking Through Lyfe
My Scariest Experience With Diabetes
It was one of the scariest experience I’ve ever had with diabetes. I was six or seven years old. My parents and I went on holidays to Greece. We had a great time together, swimming, sightseeing and enjoying the sunny weather. On the last day right before dinner, my parents asked me, like ...
July 13, 2017
Where Are They Now? 2016 LBNN Award Finalist: Matt Loper, CEO of Wellth
Matt Loper, CEO of Wellth, is a Patient Entrepreneur and one of ten finalists of the 2016 Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award. Read on as he discusses his biggest take-away from the Summit, and his hopes for the future of Wellth.Bruna Petrillo: For those who are not familiar with your ...
July 12, 2017
D1 and T1: Tips for Killing Your BG and Opponent!
As a Type 1 diabetic for the last seven years, and a lifelong athlete, trial and error with exercise and insulin/eating patterns has been my best friend. No two people are the same, and neither are two workouts. The most important things to remember are to be adaptable, don’t beat yourself up, ...
July 11, 2017
Slow Down Sugar!
It was my sophomore year of high school. I was sitting in chemistry class first period Monday morning. My energy level had hit rock bottom. My body felt so heavy, as if I was one hundred feet underwater. I was so nauseous, but I didn’t think I could stand to ask if I could be excused. It was ...
July 10, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: Diabetes is NOT a Diet
When first diagnosed, it may seem as though you are on a diet that is going to restrict you from eating what you once loved. But that is not the case what so ever! On the day when Diabetes comes crashing into your life and presents itself as the worst thing yet, one may feel confused as to what ...
July 7, 2017
The Shoulder Flop
Keeping our kids safe is every parent’s number one job. Even as an adult I associate protection and safety with my childhood home and my loving parents. It’s a great relief when our children finally learn where to go and who to find when they’re in danger. More than a relief, it’s a proud...
July 6, 2017
Where Are They Now? 2016 LBNN Award Finalist: Anna Sjӧberg, CEO and Founder of AnnaPS
This week we caught up with Patient Entrepreneur and 2016 Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award finalist, Anna Sjӧberg! (Check out our interview with Anna where she discusses her company, AnnaPS here!) Anna and I got to talking about the award, and the amazing partnerships she has had since! ...
July 5, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: Loving Your Numbers!
As a Type 1 Diabetic of 9 years, I have had certain time frames in which my numbers were wonderful, and times in which I just could not gain control over them.Most Type 1 Diabetics are diagnosed at a very young age, which makes it a bit more difficult to gain control over their blood sugars as ...
June 30, 2017
Where Are They Now? 2016 LBNN Award Finalist: John Sjölund, CEO and Co-Founder at Timesulin
In continuing our “Where Are They Now” series where we follow up with the finalists of the 2016 Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award, we spoke with John Sjölund, CEO and Co-Founder of Timesulin. Since the award, the biggest news for John is that his business was acquired ...
June 28, 2017
16 Health Benefits of Pilates, According to Science
In the 1920’s, a man by the name of Joseph Pilates observed people doing yoga, and animals moving how they naturally do at the zoo and came up with a series of movements that allow a human to stretch and build muscle that he called pilates. Pilates is considered to be a “low-impact, big ...
June 27, 2017
I Started Chemo On The Most Gorgeous Day Of The Year
I started chemo on the most gorgeous day of the year. I had just gotten the full range of motion back in my arm post-surgery a few days before and was ready to take on the next challenge. My dear friends came in town from Philadelphia to support me. My girlfriends in Copenhagen gave me a ...
June 26, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: Motivation & Diabetes
You can do it! I know Diabetes is hard, but you can do it. There are days in which it seems impossible, but those are the days in which we push harder, gain strength, and fight even more for an end to this horrible disease. I have had my share of bad days, and still get them, but on those very ...
June 23, 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