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The Taxing Effort of Analyzing Blood Sugars

January 15, 2016By 0 Comments

Tax season is on the horizon.  For most of us this involves organizing, analyzing and agonizing over details, files, and lost documents.  This sounds annoying and daunting.  It is.  So imagine having that feeling looming in the back of your mind most of the time. Often I think to myself, “Ugh, I know I need […]

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Taking New Patients: Do you need help?

October 26, 2015By 0 Comments

Over the last six months I have shifted my focus from just writing about diabetes management from a personal and professional perspective, to working on a way to really make an impact on those living with diabetes who want to find a way to incorporate a healthy lifestyle with their blood sugar control.  I often […]

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On to the Next Chapter…

August 14, 2015By 0 Comments

If you have been wondering where ‘Serving Up Diabetes’ has been…well here is the answer;  When you have a passion for something, but can’t quite find the right path for it… then start making your own path.  I am excited to share that I have officially started my own nutrition consulting business. My Menu Match™, PLLC, […]

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Fit 5 on Friday: 5 Fad Diets and Diabetes

March 6, 2015By 0 Comments

  March is National Nutrition Month, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has decided the theme this year is “Bite into a healthy lifestyle”.  With a focus on keeping healthy choices a priority throughout the entire year, and not just as part of a fading new years resolution. This motivating theme will be seen […]

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Upcoming Massachusetts JDRF Events

November 25, 2014By 1 Comment

I wanted to use my blog space to promote some great networking and support opportunities through JDRF that are coming up soon.  As always, JDRF does a fantastic job recruiting families of children with T1D, but we need to do a better job at getting adults to come to our events.  Just because we’re grown […]

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Fit 5 on Friday: 5 Ways to Support Project Blue November

October 31, 2014By 1 Comment

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, for anyone with ANY type of diabetes.  Project Blue November came about from some D-Moms  (mothers of young ones with T1D) who specifically wanted to bring awareness and attention to advocacy for T1D.  This is so awesome for so many reasons.  It’s this crazy tug of war that T1D’s are […]

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Have your pancakes and eat them too!

October 16, 2014By 0 Comments

Top 3 blood sugar grenades: 1) Bagels 2) Pizza 3) Pancakes. Heavy and saturated with white flour and fat… they are the big bullies of blood sugar bad guys.  This is only of course if you do not take the appropriate action with your insulin management when consuming one of these filling comfort foods.  Even […]

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If you give a Diabetic a Cookie…

September 2, 2014By 0 Comments

For those of us who have read this book to our child over and over again…you will find this post humorous.  For those that have never heard of this book, then just sit back and enjoy my little parody… If you give a diabetic a cookie, she will look down at her pump to enter in […]

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Fit 5 on Friday: Plan for a Great Summer and Predict your Blood Sugars!

June 20, 2014By 0 Comments

Back in the day, when those of us who had T1D lived and relied on that wrinkled piece of paper hanging from the fridge with our meal plan on it, could almost predict what our blood sugars could be.  Well, except for the fact that NPH insulin made that nearly impossible with the peaks and […]

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Things Needs to Change for all young Women with T1D: The Purple Hippo in the Room

May 30, 2014By 3 Comments

Recently, I had the privilege of participating in a patient panel for the T1D Exchange.  The panel consisted of a total of 5 individuals living with T1D at different stages in their lives.  I represented the young women, and new mother, living with T1D.  I had the pleasure of sharing my story, which included my major triumphs […]

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