Cooking Through Lyfe
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Cooking Through Lyfe
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
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
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