It’s no big secret that there’s plenty to feel down about when it comes to living with diabetes, unfortunately. But airing and sharing your concerns can be empowering, rather than facing it all alone. So today at our weekly diabetes advice column Ask D’Mine, veteran type 1 and diabetes educator Wil Dubois addresses one quandary in particular: what might go into making us have to wait seemingly foooorreeeeeever for low blood sugars to rebound back…Read more »
I’ve just started on the Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor myself, and a few weeks in I am absolutely loving the accuracy and sense of security it’s giving me at all hours of the day. It’s already provided early notice of a few low blood sugars, especially during the overnight hours that are the biggest worry for me when it comes to hypos. Honestly, the thought of not waking up is one of my biggest…Read more »
Diabetes alert dogs can be an emotional topic, as many PWDs (people with diabetes) are passionate about the need and trust these pups’ senses even though the research community hasn’t yet pinpointed the exact science behind these alerts.
Thankfully that’s changing.
At the ADA Scientific Sessions in June, we saw a research poster with new data showing hard evidence that diabetes alert dogs can identify the chemical compounds specific to hypoglycemia, and that they can…
Happy Saturday, the last of 2012! The year may be ending, but don’t worry, our weekly advice column Ask D’Mine isn’t going anywhere. We’re just tickled to keep on truckin’ with veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois — who’s never shy to tackle the tough questions.
Today he’s talking about why exactly PWDs (people with diabetes) have hypoglycemia, and what the deal is with dry skin on the feet and legs. Read…
It’s been a while, but we’re back with our ongoing series by and for loved ones of people with diabetes (PWDs), the so-called Diabetic Partner Follies. Today we’re proud to share a post written by Sandy Floyd, who lives with her type 1 husband Vince in the Philadelphia area and blogs over at A Diabetic Spouse. Vince was diagnosed at the tender young age of six months (!) and the complications he lives with bring…Read more »