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Climapak by Kewl Innovations

20 Nov 2012, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

I got to try out a Climapak recently and wanted to share my experience with everyone.   In the past I’ve had some bad experiences with insulin expiring due to heat while I was traveling. I wrote about that here and here.   Kewl Innovations…

Big Blue Test 2012

12 Nov 2012, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

I just did my Big Blue Test! Did you do yours?   How do you do the Big Blue Test? EASY! 1) Test your blood sugar 2) Get active 3) Test again 4) Go to www.bigbluetest.org and log your results.     For the past…

Paleo Diet Update

09 Nov 2012, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Well, I’m almost finished with a 90 day Paleo Challenge from Lurong Living http://www.lurongliving.com/challenge/ I just got some blood work done and wanted to share the results with everyone. The past 3 months I’ve almost exclusivly eaten paleo, so my hA1C numbers will reflect that….

Paleo Challenge Update

02 Oct 2012, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

So I had to do a “benchmark” workout for this Paleo Diet Challenge I am doing with my gym. This week’s workout was a CrossFit workout called “Randy”, 75 power snatches at 75 pounds for time. I finished in 8:22 You need Adobe Flash Player…

Paleo Challenge

18 Sep 2012, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Im no stranger to the Paleo Diet, as I have been living the Paleo lifestyle for about 3 years now. It has done wonders to my diabetes management. While eating paleo I’m able to get amazing blood sugar control and very frequently have readings on…

Coffee Good For Diabetics?

04 Mar 2012, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

For some reason, lately I’ve been seeing a lot of articles about coffee possibly assisting in the prevention of type 2 diabetes? These articles can be very confusing at times. Many of these articles seems to only go one way or another. Many studies seem…

Stubbornness and Technology

26 Feb 2012, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Oh, the wonders of technology! We have so many great things now, computers, the internet, smart phones, tablet PCs, and so much more. In the diabetes world I remember the days before insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, and many varieties of glucose meters. I realized…

Diabetes and college dorm life.

05 Feb 2012, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Okay let me start by saying that I have had T1 diabetes for 23 yrs now so this is not my first rodeo with issues. I transfered to a new college to finish out my nursing school because it is smaller and I get more…

The Power Of Diabetic Giving

07 Jan 2012, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

I was at a diabetes monthly meeting not too long ago. I had a lot of fun there. In this particular support group, there’s always someone that has spare diabetes supplies to share. How wonderful to witness this, especially during the xmas holidays. However, I…