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A Half of Year with T1D
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Well, mid-October marks my 6-month anniversary living with Type 1 Diabetes. Life has changed dramatically for me, but in many ways, I’m still my same old self! Two weeks ago, I had a new A1C test done, which was 5.6! HARD WORK DOES PAY OFF. Since my T1D diagnosis in April with a glucose level at 500+, my constant finger pricks and insulin shots have resulted...

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Remember November
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It’s officially National Diabetes Awareness Month and for obvious reasons, November holds a very special place in my heart.  As I have been getting more involved with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, I have been more exposed to the battles that children and their families face with managing this ongoing and serious battle. This post is dedicated to them. I think the misperception of Type...

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How Low Can You Gooo
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Low Blood Sugar and Cleaning out the Refrigerator Last night was rough. I over-corrected my 170 blood sugar after dinner and ended up at 40 at 11 pm. Which led me to my happy place with shaky hands and sweaty palms: the refrigerator. However, I was well-behaved at this point. I ate a handful of grapes and went back to bed. Feeling worse (i.e....

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OMG. CMG!
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This past week has been extra memorable for me. I finally took the initiative and got a Continuous Glucose Monitor (“CGM”) and I am in L-O-V-E. After conversing with my Endocrinologist, I opted for the Dexcom4, which has been anything but amazing. I am completely obsessed to see how I am trending all day, every day. This continuous glucose monitor has been be SO...

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Time Flies… 5 Months with Type 1
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Well, I have been slacking on keeping up with my blog lately. And not because I don’t have anything to write about – I come up with Diabetes thoughts all the time! Like when I was at Marshall’s the other day and they asked me at check-out if I wanted to donate to help Juvenile Diabetes and JDRF? Heck, yeah! They had me at...

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Chocolate, Just For Fun.
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The other night, I caught my beautiful wife grabbing some chocolate out of the refrigerator. I asked if she was feeling okay and she said, yes, “I just wanted some chocolate.” Her nonchalant and genuine response warmed my heart and put a big smile on my face. As a spouse of someone with Type 1 Diabetes, I’m used to my loved one politely passing...

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