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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
Where Are They Now? 2016 LBNN Award Winner: Brianna Wolin
As we look forward to the 2017 Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Summit & Award, we are also taking some time to reflect back on last year. In our series, ‘Where Are They Now,’ we chat with the finalists of last years award to hear about the importance of the award in the future of...
June 21, 2017
Make Running a Habit
There is nothing like a good run on an early Monday morning to get your juices flowing so you can kick-start a productive day. The refreshing feel of cool morning wind on your face, the sound of motivating music in your ears through your earphones and a gorgeous scenery to keep you in awe: all ...
June 20, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: Feeling Bad For Having Diabetes – My Worst Experience
This is something that is very personal to me, and I really haven’t shared how I felt about it up until now. Over Christmas break of 2016, my family and I decided to go on a vacation to Egypt. This was the first time I have traveled with my Diabetes out of the country in the 9 years I have...
June 16, 2017
Diabetes is a tough disease to live with – I know this first hand. I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) the summer I was turning 17, and it changed my life. At the time I was a competitive athlete, playing tennis on the Swedish National Team, and an excellent student. Nothing had prepared...
June 15, 2017
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5 Food Panaceas For Diabetes That Amaze You
The most decisive measure to be safe and secure from all kind of diseases is the intake of healthy foods. A healthy diet not only provides you with the essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and fiber but also it keeps you protected against various diseases and conditions such as diabetes, ...
June 14, 2017
3 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Training at Home
Home workout routines are easy and beneficial in many ways. Without an expensive instructor, it’s also easy to make mistakes. Fitness is about developing good habits to improve your health and life in many ways. Get the most out of your routine by avoiding these common mistakes. Imbalanced ...
June 13, 2017
Real Talk With Dave: The Power of Social Media In Bringing Type 1 Diabetics Together
I’ve started my journey on social media as a Type 1 Diabetic back in 2014 when the idea of social media was just beginning to pick up. Since then, I have noticed a huge growth in support, awareness, and a building community develop right before my eyes. Being a T1D, I go through things that ...
June 8, 2017
The Unmatched Courage That Comes From Chronic Disease
A little over a year ago, after resisting the idea for almost a decade, I finally started working with a type one diabetes (T1D) focused non-profit. T1D was already 100% of my life and I hadn’t wanted it to become even more, but after almost two decades with the disease, I gave into the fact ...
June 5, 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