Tag Archives: blood sugar

mySugr Challenge Group Recap

Last week I led 4 type 1 diabetic friends in a mySugr challenge group on Facebook.  [Click here to learn more.]  I did this because “I” needed motivation, and it’s seemed to cause many in the #doc to want to run … Continue reading

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A mySugr Challenge Group

Do you know what mySugr is?  (Yes, that’s how it’s spelled.)  If not, it’s a great diabetes management app, unlike anything you’ve ever seen.  Watch the video below to get an idea of why it’s so awesome.  Well, today is … Continue reading

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My Fear of Hypoglycemia

Do you have a fear of hypoglycemia?  I’ve been type 1 diabetic for 44 years now.  I can’t possibly count how many hypos I’ve had.  I’ve survived hypo seizures that should have killed me.  You’d think that after 44 years … Continue reading

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Driving With Diabetes RANT

I’m not going to make any friends with this post, but it’s important and it needs to be said.  I should warn you that this is a driving with diabetes RANT, and I’m pretty hot right now.  Am I the … Continue reading

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Don’t Restrict Access To Blood Glucose Test Strips!

The following is a guest post regarding Oregon’s Health Evidence Review Commission making a recommendation to restrict access to blood glucose test strips for people with type 2 diabetes on the Medicaid-funded Oregon Health Plan (OHP)  This post is from Certified … Continue reading

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T1 Diabetes Video Game @GameEqualsLife

The Magi and the Sleeping Star is a Kickstarter for a T1 diabetes video game, that’s designed to help kids understand how to manage their blood sugar.  The game play is genius.  Ya know how in a normal video game … Continue reading

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The Wonders of Chia for Diabetes

Do you have any idea what the wonders of chia for diabetes are? Please allow me to enlighten you! Chia, a plant from the mint family, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. Used by Aztec and Mayan warriors … Continue reading

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Diabetic Zombie Apocalypse Survival Guide

Welcome to my diabetic zombie apocalypse survival guide!  There are many zombie apocalypse survival guides out there, but not very many that deal with the special needs of an insulin dependant diabetic. This article will review some of the special … Continue reading

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Dexcom Arm Site – I’m Such A Wuss!

I am such a diabetic wuss.  Why do I say that?  Because I just put my Dexcom G4 sensor on my ARM for the first time, and that **** HURRRRRRT.  OH – MY – GOD.  Danica, YOU LIED!  LOL!  At … Continue reading

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The Great Diabetes and Pizza Controversy

Diabetes and pizza.  Hmmmm?  If you have diabetes, and you love pizza, you’ve probably experienced the blood sugar roller coaster that occurs after you’ve filled your tummy with as much as it can stand without exploding.  (Everybody’s done it!)  Over … Continue reading

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