Continuous Glucose Monitoring…. Hopefully

I know I haven’t posted in quite a while, I have a had a ton of changes going on with job changes and some other events that kept me pretty busy. Since all of the changes, I decided I was going to add one more thing to that mix. I changed the injection site for […]

Playing Game’s With Your Diabetes!

One of the hardest things to get a young child with diabetes to learn is how important it is to check your sugar levels on a regular basis. Some parents don’t even realize how important it is and how it will effect their child’s body over time if their sugar is always high and never […]

Curious Friend’s of a Diabetic

I am the kind of guy that that will test my sugar or inject insulin without even thinking about who’s around or where I am. I could be standing on the corner of 5th Avenue in the middle of NYC in the pouring rain and I will pull out my glucometer and and test my […]

The Day It All Began….

I always find myself curious to hear other diabetics stories discussing thing’s like; where they were when they found out, what symptoms they experiencing, if they didn’t notice any of the symptoms, what finally happened that made them aware of the disease… etc. Many people don’t enjoy going to the doctors office for every little […]

Nick Jonas Lobbies for Diabetes Research

      Barack Obama’s two daughters have already met Nick Jonas at the Kids’ Inaugural Ball, the President himself, finally met the youngest Jonas brother yesterday. However, that wasn’t the only reason Nick was in Washington. Nick Jonas was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 13, and is now fighting for […]

Could a Virus be a Major Cause for Juvenile Diabetes?

Two studies conducted in March at the Peninsula Medical School in the South West of England, the University of Brighton and the Department of Pathology at Glasgow Royal Infirmary provide evidence that common viruses may cause childhood Diabetes, paving the way for potential vaccines against the the disease, researchers said. One team showed that enteroviruses […]

Sotomayor Could be the First Type 1 Diabetic in the Supreme Court

      If confirmed Sonya Sotomayor will be the first known member of the US Supreme Court with Type 1 Diabetes. When Sotomayor was diagnosed at age 8, in the 1960s, patients with Type 1 diabetes weren’t expected to live full lives like a healthy individual would live. But improvements in monitoring and treatment […]

8-Year-Old Girl Dies Suddenly from Type 1 Diabetes.

In Akron, Ohio an 8-year-old girl suddenly died from undetected Type 1 Diabetes. Her mother wants to share her story with all parents to make sure what happened to her family doesn’t happen to another. Full Video The family of 8-year-old Julia Tatum didn’t even realize the girl had diabetes. Her mother, Paulette Richmond, thought […]