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Happy Birthday, DiabetesA Sweet Life Apr 23, 2014, 1:58 pm
For the anniversary of my diabetes my girlfriend said she’d buy me a cake—and eat it in front of m … more

Imagine millions of tiny insulin pumps that work really well, measuring your blood sugar hundreds of … more

Smart Insulin: A JDRF VideoA Sweet Life Apr 21, 2014, 10:58 am
In 2003, an MIT chemical engineer founded a company called SmartCells, to develop smart insulin.  Wh … more

“Every day I see children, 10 years old, going blind because their families can’t afford … more

The original idea for this recipe was to make Greek Easter cookies, but the dough just wouldn’ … more

As I have written about previously on ASweetLife, I ‘ like many other people with diabetes ‘ was dis … more

I woke up feeling extremely tired last Thursday morning, and could feel that my blood sugar was high … more

I could tell a story of my life, back to childhood, through coffee. At five, drinking the lukewarm d … more

The Danger of DoorknobsA Sweet Life Apr 13, 2014, 11:58 am
Ever have one of those days where things aren’t going quite right? You overslept. You ran out of mil … more

Are you looking for low carb Passover dessert recipes? Celebrating Passover with diabetes doesn̵ … more

When Kerri Sparling first started her blog  Six Until Me  in 2005, she was sharing her struggles abo … more

Great news: the Arizona State Legislature has approved the restoration of insulin pump coverage for … more

Like many other people with diabetes, I had a complicated reaction to the recent story in the New Yo … more

Sometimes, when you’re stuck and spinning your wheels without making much forward progress, putting … more

Trivia NightA Sweet Life Apr 7, 2014, 11:58 am
‘Why not take a *shot* and *test* your knowledge at team trivia tonight at The Harp to benefit the C … more

Dear  Reader,We need your help to make ASweetLife even better.  Completing our short  reader  survey … more

Joslin Diabetes Center’s 50-year medal.Photo credit ©Joslin Diabetes CenterIn my last post,   … more

When I think about my hemoglobin A1c, my expression initially turns into a grimace as I think about … more

In Peter Arpesella’s debut novel, Good Like This, we see diabetes bare and tumultuous. Any person wi … more

The U.S. FDA’s Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee voted 13 to 1 to recommen … more

As a diabetic I know that low blood sugar is difficult to deal with. But, for the people close to me … more

As I mentioned earlier, today marks a huge day in the diabetes community’s collaboration with … more

Ain’t no party like an FDA party.I’m being serious. This Monday, March 31st, the FDAR … more

In efforts to reach the ultimate goal of a world without T1D, JDRF has been a leader in driving enca … more

As my recent attempt to ‘bring sexy back’ to the subject of the FDA’s draft guidance on diabetic tes … more

For Alexander Griffin, the path to a long diabetes honeymoon has meant lots of exercise, no gluten, … more

I was just alerted to an urgent matter that needs immediate help from the diabetes community. We nee … more

For Alexander Griffin, the path to a long diabetes honeymoon has meant lots of exercise, no gluten, … more

When I was in high school, I was kept busy with a loaded schedule. Between field hockey, yearbook co … more

March 25th is the 26th Annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day, a one-day ‘wake-up call’ aski … more

When Bisi was first diagnosed, I couldn’t imagine how we would ever settle into a routine again, how … more

Obesity and type 2 diabetes have become major health concerns for the United States, and promise to … more

Confessions of a Bad DiabeticA Sweet Life Mar 20, 2014, 12:58 pm
I just read a study that says it’s OK for diabetics to do their shots through their shirts, or … more

Confessions of a Bad DiabeticA Sweet Life Mar 20, 2014, 11:58 am
I just read a study that says it OK for diabetics to do their shots through their shirts, or through … more

The Asante Snap insulin pump is an impressive newcomer to the insulin pump market. After  trying the … more

Abbott Diabetes Care has issued a recall for the  FreeStyle Blood Glucose Meter and the FreeStyle Fl … more

To encourage people with diabetes to cook and bake at home, ASweetLife has partnered with Bob’ … more

Very few protagonists in contemporary adult literature have struggled with diabetes, even though the … more

I, like many people who care about people with diabetes, have a real bee in my bonnet about Medicare … more

I, like many people who care about people with diabetes, have a real bee in my bonnet about Medicare … more

There’s a four-letter word lurking behind many conversations about diabetes ‘ and, at the risk of of … more

Double DoseA Sweet Life Mar 9, 2014, 12:58 pm
I don’t know what it is about this winter in particular, but I’ve been served up with yet another na … more

Let me say this with no exaggeration. My whole life, all day, all night, every day and each night is … more

Meatballs are always a huge hit in my house, but most recipes contain unnecessary gluten and carbs. … more

Akhila Satish, a public health advocate who has earned a master’s degree in biotechnology and built … more

The  FDA has issued a complete response letter to  Boehringer Ingelheim and  Eli Lilly    for the Ne … more

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