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Is there anything better than chocolate and peanut butter together? I think not. These chocolate pea … more

Novo Nordisk has been granted marketing  authorization  by the European Commission for a new injecta … more

I’ve called customer service over at One Touch not once, not twice, but THREE times this week. Why? … more

Data presented today at the 50th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabete … more

JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and Tid … more

You can’t “control” diabetes. The very nature of blood sugar — whether you h … more

A few weeks ago I had breakfast with Jessica Apple at a cafe near Bryant Park in New York City. I pe … more

Today, at the 50th  Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Nov … more

‘Growing up, I never wanted to be Miss America, but I knew I wanted to make a difference.’ ‘ Miss Am … more

Caprese Eggplant RollsA Sweet Life Sep 12, 2014, 10:58 am
Who needs pasta shells when you have eggplant? Thinly sliced and rolled eggplant filled with ricotta … more

 What if there were a magical ‘lower your A1c” wand? You just pull it out, swoop it over your … more

Photo by Jeffrey LashI spent the majority of this summer in the backcountry of Wyoming working on a … more

The European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for  Eli Lilly and Company  and Boehring … more

And goodbye, normalcy! My return back to school was nothing short of crazy, which means my diabetes … more

 Living with diabetes is stressful, frustrating and exhausting, and my general response to people w … more

Eli Lilly’s new  basal insulin peglispro (BIL) demonstrated a statistically significant lower … more

It’s been over a week since I ripped out my infusion set and decided it was time for a break from my … more

Abbott  has received CE Mark for its its revolutionary CGM system, the FreeStyle  Libre Flash Glucos … more

College life with diabetes can get complicated and overwhelming. The College Diabetes Network (CDN) … more

A lot of people, when they first get diabetes, think that there’s nothing they can really do about i … more

Novo Nordisk has decided to discontinue all its research and development (R&D) activities within inf … more

Researchers at UCLA have confirmed earlier findings that combinations of GABA and Antigen Based Ther … more

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

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