In talking with my daughter, a fourth-year dental hygiene student, we discovered that the connection between diabetes and periodontal disease is an issue that can be controlled with good oral ...
Type 2 diabetics take note! You CAN change the way you feel. You can reverse diabetes in your life! I have a father with Type 2 diabetes who learned so much by watching the following DVD! To order your copy and start leading a healthier life, click on the following link and order your copy [...]
Getting SLIM FOR SUMMER starts with taking a very good look at WHY you have gained weight. In the Fall of 2005, I saw a picture of myself at 160 pounds. YIKES! I am only 5’7″ and I could not believe that I had let myself gain that much weight. At that point, I needed [...]
Slim for Summer Contest: Who can participate? Anyone who wants to lose weight is eligible! All you need is yourself and a partner. For a fee of $10/person, you will get motivational quotes, weekly weigh-ins, weekly prizes, weight loss tips, exercise suggestions, and contest prizes. When does it begin? Contest begins Monday, May 7! The [...]
In a March Sunday edition of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis, I ran across an obituary of a young woman (only 2 years older than me) who died from complications from diabetes. This young woman is survived by one daughter, one son, and grandchildren. This obituary hits super close to home and makes me more aware [...]
The following video shows you how to give yourself an insulin injection. If you are not using an insulin pump, you must give yourself insulin shots. Doing so can be nerve-racking if you are new to diabetes. Take a few minutes and watch this video on How to properly give yourself an insulin injection.
You’ve heard the saying, “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff”. This may be true for most of the world, but not so true for those living with diabetes, especially Type 1. No one knows this better than a college student trying to earn a degree, work part time, succeed in a relationship, and make time for [...]
Going from giving insulin through shots to using the insulin meter was one of the best decisions made in our family. The glucose meter eliminates the need for administering shots throughout the day. It gives the diabetic better control over blood sugar levels. In addition to having the meter aid in diabetes control, individuals can [...]
SEND ME THE THREE-DAY DIET! — Subscribe to our Newsletter on right. It’s that time of year when we have fallen off our Resolution wagon and are starting to slip back into our old habits. My downfall has always been salty foods, especially chips! Did you know, chips have NO NUTRITIONAL VALUE whatsoever?? I’m sure [...]
The New Year is a good time to reflect on the previous year and make goals for a healthier life in the upcoming year. Being diabetic creates a challenge for those who are trying to lose weight. Most people do not make it to February before the New Year’s resolution is thrown by the way-side. [...]
Cheerleading Uniform Article by Kirstin Since I became a cheerleader this year, my school year has been so much more exciting and busy. My cheer squad and I recently performed a dance. We practiced everyday after school for many long hours. In order to keep my blood sugar levels even, I had to adjust my [...]