When you live day-in and day-out with diabetes, you often find clever, MacGyver-like workarounds to everyday problems — like using toupee glue to keep a CGM sensor stuck on your arm. Or using a pump reservoir as an insulin source to siphon the stuff off and then inject it with a syringe. Or a D-Mom’s use of one son’s pump to give a bolus-through-priming to another son who doesn’t have his connected. Or using a…Read more »
As we move into December (food-fest season), we’re continuing our weekly “life with diabetes” video series straight from Sugar Babies film creator Jenny MacKenzie.
This week’s snippet looks at one family’s struggle to give up sugary treats and eat healthier in order to combat type 2 diabetes.
Episode 9: Speed Bumps, Not Road Blocks
What do you think? Any white bread fans out there who’ve struggled in particular? Any personal experiences on changing food…
TGIF, right? And welcome to the second in our new series of “life with diabetes” videos created for us here at the ‘Mine and for our sister community DiabeticConnect by filmmaker and D-mom Jenny MacKenzie.
This week’s episode is about a family learning to navigate life with type 2 diabetes — where eating isn’t as much fun as it used to be, for one thing.
Episode 2: Kids with Type 2 Diabetes
Have a child…
Happy Friday! You may remember us making mention last Spring of the “life with diabetes” video short series that filmmaker Jenny MacKenzie was creating especially for our sister site DiabeticConnect and for us here at the ‘Mine.
The whole 16-episode series is now ready for prime time, and we are delighted to bring them to you, one by one, for the next couple of months. Look for a fresh new video here each Friday afternoon…
As you know, I’m back from my annual summer vacation in Germany, and that means one thing — back to school for my kids! But it’s also back to school for thousands of children with diabetes. The process of getting a kid situated for school is a daunting task for any parent. There are school supplies to buy, clothes to argue over, and for kids with diabetes, a sit-down with the school staff to figure…Read more »