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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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Testing Testing…the new iBG Star Blood Glucose Meter

August 3, 2012By 3 Comments

Recently, I was given the opportunity to try out the new iBG Star blood glucose meter by Sanofi.  I am someone who is very reluctant to change, so this was a big step for me!  I wanted to see how new technology like this could be applied to my busy lifestyle and if it could […]

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Tips on Avoiding Low Blood Sugar while Exercising

July 16, 2012By 2 Comments

Ask any diabetic who is trying to stay fit and healthy and they will tell you that one of their biggest challenges is keeping their blood sugars in normal range while trying to burn calories.  It’s one of the major frustrations we battle with this disease.  There is nothing more annoying than just burning 250 […]

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My Passionate Pancreas

June 6, 2012By 0 Comments

My mood can change in an instant.  It doesn’t always depend on my blood sugar, but how much or how little I am interested in a topic.  It shows on my face.  I have had customers that I work with and even family members say, “You know you wear your emotions on your face?”  I […]

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Temp basal is not the name of a salad, it’s mechanical happiness!

May 29, 2012By 4 Comments

Celebrating any event which includes lot’s of food and alcohol is like the diabetic olympics.  We train for our entire lives to be put to the test at such events like major holidays, birthdays, and the ever-lasting summer cook-out.  Memorial Day is of course primarily for remembering our hero’s, but it’s also a fantastic reason to […]

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