When Melanie Imhoff submitted her entry to the New Year, New You Diabetes Makeover Contest held here in January, she described herself as a “52-year-old type 2 diabetic that has been overweight for many years.” She was on an insulin pump, but wanted to reduce her required doses, and be healthier overall. As a grandmother, she wanted to be able to “get on the floor” and play sports with her grandchildren, without “huffing and puffing…Read more »
Have you also long been in search of a pack you can strap on during exercise that will actually hold the essentials you need for your diabetes? Hold your stuff in place, I mean, without bouncing? It seems someone finally invented one, and I kid you not, there’s practically nothing to it — just a slip of expandable fabric in the middle.
The Spibelt (Small Personal Items belt) was invented by a woman named Kim…
Congratulations, Diabetes Community, on sharing some awesome tips on how to stay physically active over the cold winter months when carbs are so painfully plentiful. This was of course last week’s contest question, to which we again received nearly 60 informative replies.
Overall, the wisdom of the community on this topic seems to focus on the following:
Try some mall walking; get a dog and enjoy the obligation to take it for walks; set an…Read more »