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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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review Sanofi’s New Drug Application (N … more

In my blog post last week, I talked about how I’m hoping to transition to an insulin pump this summe … more

The American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions took place in San Francisco from June 1 … more

The fine flour ground from dried coconut flesh is high in fiber and protein, low in carbohydrates, a … more

Contrary to popular belief, repeated low blood sugar episodes do not appear to cause brain damage.Th … more

Transition Time – AgainA Sweet Life Jun 29, 2014, 11:58 am
I feel like word ‘transition’ has defined my existence for the past three or so years.At first, it w … more

The U.S. FDA approved Mannkind Corporation’s Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder, a rapi … more

In a few days, our family is leaving on a trip halfway around and down toward the bottom of the worl … more

Fresh summer produce makes for wonderful patriotic dishes. If you celebrate the Fourth of July, berr … more

When I started long distance running I did it in part to help me cope with my diabetes. I found that … more

I suspect that every parent has something they’re particularly worried about, something they work es … more

The Church of HypoglycemiaA Sweet Life Jun 25, 2014, 11:58 am
Low blood episodes sugars have provided me with some of the most creative, and spiritually insightfu … more

 After years of rolling my eyes at my triathlete friends who were afraid to swim in the open wa … more

CGM HiatusA Sweet Life Jun 21, 2014, 12:58 pm
After using a CGM for two straight years, I wondered what it would be like to take an extended break … more

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower RiceA Sweet Life Jun 20, 2014, 11:58 am
This low carb side dish is a diabetes friendly take on the famous Cilantro Lime Rice from Chipotle. … more

In a recent diaTribe interview with David Panzirer and Dana Ball, two of the main figures behind the … more

Islet cell transplantation is being touted as a future option for treating type 2 diabetes, even tho … more

iHealth Lab Inc. has announced the launch of the iHealth Align, the world’s smallest, FDA-approved m … more

About a year after my daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, we became an uber diabetes advoca … more

Yesterday was the end of an era. My blood machine and I broke up.Neither of us wanted to end it. My … more

I just returned from Findlay, Ohio where I addressed 25 people with Type 2 diabetes. Most of them us … more

 Every person with diabetes has one: a story of a diabetes-related comment they received that compl … more

The  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given its approval for the Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Prof … more

Type 2 diabetic Herb Meehan is healthy because of his wife, and he’s found a way to share her loving … more

I know I’ve talked about going low at my job at the movie theater before, but a couple nights ago I … more

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