Welcome again to our ongoing series about living with diabetes around the globe. We’re very excited to bring you this special account of life in the United Arab Emirates by Aisha AlQaissieh, a 25-year-old native of Abu Dhabi, the capitol of the country, where she works at her family’s business. Aisha was diagnosed with type 1 at age 12 and struggled with her diabetes for a few years before becoming a patient at the UAE’s…Read more »
During March, for National Nutrition Month, I posted a review of gluten-free protein bars, which caught the attention of fellow writer and D-advocate Jessica Apple, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the diabetes magazine ASweetLife. She felt all the nutrition bars were packed with “way too much carb” and was surprised by my emphasis on their fat content. Why? Because many people associate fat in food with weight gain. But this is a fallacy, she says, especially…Read more »
Diabetes sure can be a trickster!
No foolin’ around here: we love funnyman and social media guru Mike Lawson!
We’re already a quarter way through 2012! Hopefully that means Spring will be arriving any day now… In the meantime, let’s take a look at some of our favorite blog posts from the last month, in no particular order:
Even after years of living with diabetes, Shannon finds herself embracing some things she never quite got a handle on. Like many of us, she considers herself a work in progress.
Jacquie Paul Wojick is having…
Sometimes it feels like there’s a new revolutionary diet or list of superfoods being “discovered” every other day, especially during Spring, when everyone is getting ready for swimsuit season! Weight issues plague both people with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, but some of these diets can be tricky to understand. When you have diabetes and are trying to balance blood sugars, it can be difficult to know whether any given diet is a…Read more »