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Eleven Tips for Food Shopping With Diabetes

January 26, 2016By 0 Comments

I am very excited to be blogging for Diabetes Self-Management Online, a reliable and informative resource that has served people with all types of diabetes for many years.  Click this link to read my first of a series of blogs discussing food shopping with diabetes and how to navigate the grocery store isles for your […]

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12 Habits to be Aware of this Holiday Season

December 3, 2015By 0 Comments

*Article written for Diabetes Sisters It’s that time of year again…the ever popular article on “how to stick to your diet over the holidays”, or “how to keep your blood sugars in check through the holidays”.  Well, I want to put a spin on it for you so as not to have your eyes glass […]

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7 Holiday Diabetes Management Tips

December 1, 2015By 1 Comment

Written for: *See article posted on the Medtronic ‘The Loop’ Blog In the midst of all the holiday hustle and bustle, people with diabetes can have a mound of other stresses to contend with, such as blood sugar fluctuations as a direct result of a full calendar. Living with type 1 diabetes for over 25 […]

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Reminder: You’re not alone in this

July 9, 2013By 0 Comments

I often refer to my diabetes as a monkey on my back that I just can’t seem to get rid of.  I have to feed it, care for it, and tend to it every second of everyday, even if all I want to do it punch it in the face.  I have been a little down […]

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Diabetes and Breastfeeding: The Reality!

April 2, 2013By 13 Comments

  Okay, for my regular readers who are not in the child-bearing stage in their lives, I apologize, as I am sure you are looking for my next informative blog regarding food and nutrition tips for blood sugar management.  Well, I promise I will get back to those types of blogs, but right now, as far […]

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Advocating for Your Diabetes During a Hospital Stay

March 20, 2013By 4 Comments

Given my recent experience from an in-patient perspective, I thought I would share my insights on how I would do things differently when advocating for my diabetes care during a routine hospital stay.  I haven’t been hospitalized since the day I was diagnosed, well over 22 years ago, this is obviously a good thing that I have […]

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Benefits of Omega-3 are for People with Diabetes and beyond…

December 18, 2012By 2 Comments

I’ve been wanting to clarify some information regarding Omega-3 fatty acids for people with diabetes and for pregnant women, since I have had numerous people scold me while I’ve been pregnant telling me I shouldn’t be eating fish.  Most of these individuals are not well informed, to no fault of their own.  Omega-3 fatty acids […]

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Wishes for Baby

September 17, 2012By 1 Comment

Now it’s real, I see your face, your fingers grasp tightly in your tiny fist. Its right in front of me, every hope I have for you, every dream and every wish.   His sister has one, my mother raised three, and his mother raised two. There are people around me who will know what […]

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Questions to Ask when Considering New Diabetes Technology

August 21, 2012By 0 Comments

As an insulin sales rep for two years and a pump/CGM sales rep and trainer for over five years, I learned more than I ever cared to know about the in’s and out’s of diabetes technology.  I spent years becoming an expert on deductibles, insurance policies, what goes into research and development  of new products, […]

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Frozen Yogurt vs. Ice Cream…what does it all mean for diabetics?

August 13, 2012By 8 Comments

I don’t think one summer goes by without hearing someone say “well, you know frozen yogurt is better for you anyways.”  Being the dietitian diabetic that I am, I know in the back of my mind there is an exception to that statement, but I am usually too busy stuffing my face with ice cream […]

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