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Just as I knew it would, my last summer before entering ‘the real world’ has flown by. A new school … more

A reminder to take care of your teeth, courtesy of GI News:People with diabetes are at greater risk … more

I’m trying to not be cynical about the ALS dump ice water on your head thing going on lately, but I’ … more

Some people remember the places they travel by the architecture, or the stunning landscapes. I remem … more

Pump HolidayA Sweet Life Aug 26, 2014, 4:58 pm
Sunday the 17th: 106, eat a little and bolus. A few hours later, 265. Bolus some more. Wait. Check, … more

There’s not too much that’s certain when you’re trudging through life with the big D. Will the batte … more

Once upon a time, a young woman named Molly was bound for the magical Disney World for a week’s wort … more

If you don’t know what the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is, you may just have returned from a trek to th … more

These fun and kid-friendly mini pizza muffins are a welcome break from the sweet variety. Chock full … more

The U.S. FDA has allowed marketing of the first zinc transporter 8 autoantibody (ZnT8Ab) test that c … more

Death of an Insulin PumpA Sweet Life Aug 21, 2014, 2:58 pm
I was somewhere between jumping out of a moving raft and landing in the frothy Zambezi River when it … more

Prescript: It’s been a while since I’ve written, I know. I had a beautiful baby boy who … more

The U.S. FDA has granted tentative approval for Basaglar (insulin glargine injection). With a tentat … more

Over three days last September I rode my bike 500 km (310 miles) and climbed 8,000 meters (5 miles) … more

Ryan BrownA Sweet Life Aug 18, 2014, 6:58 pm
Ryan Lenora Brown is an American journalist living in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she is a reg … more

I’ve often heard from fellow vegetable gardeners that they are over-run by zucchini come mid-summer … more

On June 28th, Erin Spineto, Renee Moreno, and I swam 12.5 miles around the island of Key West, FL. W … more

Bringing Your Diabetes to WorkA Sweet Life Aug 12, 2014, 11:58 am
Diabetes: it goes with you to the store, shows up at Christmas, and trots along to work with you eve … more

JDRF has a new legislative issue that is a high priority for and it needs your help. Recently, U.S. … more

Sanofi and MannKind Corporation have entered into a worldwide exclusive licensing agreement for de … more

A few weeks ago, I shared my excitement over starting the process to go on an insulin pump regimen. … more

Summer with diabetes can be tough. It’s the season of beer and sangria, juicy watermelon, sweet corn … more

Leighann Calentine, in her book Kids First, Diabetes Second, shares a beautiful blend of her experie … more

Have you been trying to lose weight or start exercising and can’t get started or you’re … more

Amusement ParksI love going to amusement parks in the summer. As a kid, I would ride the coasters ov … more

Suck-UpA Sweet Life Jul 31, 2014, 2:58 pm
Hello, my name is Molly, and I am a human vacuum cleaner. I’ve drawn this conclusion because of how … more

Oh, the things I would tell myself if I could go back seventeen years to the time of my daughter’s T … more

Why We Don’t Need A Soda BanA Sweet Life Jul 30, 2014, 12:58 pm
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg first proposed a big soda ban in May 2012, and his successor, … more

Fourth of July has come and gone, but there’s still time this summer for vacationing near and far, b … more

Show Me Your Pump!A Sweet Life Jul 24, 2014, 9:58 pm
A few days ago, I was mindlessly scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed (a habitual pastime of mine) … more

’You have diabetes and you went to all those different countries?’ the woman exclaimed. ‘That’s so … more

Safari ReportA Sweet Life Jul 23, 2014, 5:58 pm
Despite my anxieties, the trip to South Africa was amazing. Most of the things I was worried about d … more

Most people with insulin dependent diabetes have experienced the slipping, sliding loss of control a … more

Maya, my 16 month old daughter, was roaming around my parents’ backyard last weekend. She picked up … more

Parents of teens with diabetes have to make an endless amount of decisions with their teen about how … more

As we all know, it’s impossible to take a vacation from diabetes (hence the need for some anti … more

The Never-Ending DayA Sweet Life Jul 18, 2014, 12:58 pm
I am not the kind of person to pull an all-nighter. You might scoff at that, considering I’m a colle … more

If you were to eavesdrop on people with diabetes for a day, you’d be sure to hear the language of … more

Type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease with worsening beta cell function over time. Traditional … more

Just when you thought it was safe to start talking to people with diabetes, here it is: a new collec … more

It was midway into a parents’ session on positive caregiving at the annual Children with Diabetes … more

Afrezza, an insulin product administered with a special inhaler, rather than requiring injection, ha … more

Taking a Break from RunningA Sweet Life Jul 8, 2014, 3:58 pm
Sometimes your body tries to tell you something and the smart thing to do is to listen to it. But ap … more

A new insulin that is very similar to Sanofi’s Lantus, the best selling insulin in the world, … more

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