41 years ago today I was diagnosed with t1 diabetes. I remember certain things about my diagnoses and my admission memories - like social workers questioning me about a scar on my butt, a nurse dressed as a clown telling me I did indeed have diabetes, and being sad about missing Halloween.
I’ve written about what I remember about my DX , my very first friend I met at the hospital with diabetes named Joe, my life pre and post DX.
Writing about Joe, my very first friend with diabetes was difficult because there were so many ways I could tell the story.
For me the story represents a tale of friendship and diabetes and life coming full circle - With a dash of wonder thrown in. So that's how I'm going to tell it.
You kept looking at me and I wasn't sure why.
I was waiting in line with my friends in cupcake anticipation and wondered why you kept staring at me.
Get tips and insights from health-care professionals and people with diabetes, share your thoughts, and ask questions on our blog.
Site features a diabetes news aggregator which provides late breaking news.
This is an account of my personal journey and battle against this chronic, degenerative and debilitating disease called diabetes. I hope that my story and written reflections could also help and inspire others who are in the same journey to move on and have a fulfilling life in spite of this illness.
Diabetes Type 2 is a blood disease that can gradually kill you. It CAN be beaten if handled correctly.
I picked the name "Diabetes 360" because, quite simply, no matter where you turn diabetes is there. In my case, I have a type of diabetes known as LADA, or Latent Autoimmune Diabetes, which is typically found in young adults and is almost always mis-diagnosed as type 2.
To create an online space where people can go to share, learn, and support each other.
In 2005, David Edelman and Elizabeth Zabell built Diabetes Daily shortly after Elizabeth’s type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Their goal was to exchange a few tips with others. From those modest beginnings, Diabetes Daily has grown into a leading destination for helping people touched by diabetes thrive, reaching millions each month!
Since launching the movement to Stop Diabetes®, we at the American Diabetes Association have heard countless stories of courage, love and resilience that are a testament to how our volunteers, advocates and supporters are coming together to stop diabetes. One goal of this blog is to share these stories with you.
It's Time To Flourish With Diabetes.
The goal of Diabetes Strong is to provide a platform where people living with (any type) of diabetes can find all the information they need to live healthy and active lives.
This is my Diabetesalicious Life - My biggest weakness (my busted pancreas - a.k.a., my diabetes,) has become my greatest strength & biggest passion!
With diabetes, you really do learn something new every day. So I started this blog as a place to sort out and share some diabetes smarts(pardon the pun) a gold mine of informational nuggets, if you will.
Shortly after attending culinary school to become a pastry chef, I was diagnosed with diabetes. Mercy! I was devastated, as I absolutely loved to bake and loved to eat sweets.
Follow our blog to educate, empower and inspire you to take control of your diabetes.
Diabetes and Congestive Heart Failure are two common conditions that people are diagnosed with every day. Living with one of these conditions at any age is hard enough; imagine living with both at the age of 34. That's what this blog is all about. It's about my life with Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA or Type 1.5) and CHF, and about showing that you can live a fulfilling life with each.
Kevin will fill this page with ramblings about his diabetic life and some random fun things too... he promises.
Scott's Diabetes is a blog about Scott K. Johnson and his life with type 1 diabetes.
Lilly Diabetes and Disney came together to create T1 Everyday Magic for families who need help managing a child’s type 1 diabetes. There are resources for those newly diagnosed, daily living advice, recipes, news, and stories from other parents - Healthline
Even with testing, diabetes is a guess every day.
Type 1 Writes is my personal blog about life as a young adult living with type 1 diabetes in Australia. This includes, but is not limited to personal experiences, stories, advocacy, opinion pieces, news and anything else that may grab my interest.
Ideas based on my personal experiences in learning how to manage type 2 diabetes. I stress that I am a diabetic, not a doctor nor a dietician.
YDMV.net is the musings of a family with type 1 diabetes. Families get Type 1. It is easy to focus on Type 1 numbers and not the family. Two of our four kids are T1 and our goal is to be a family of six not a bunch of numbers.
Comments on the latest news about diabetes and the day-to-day challenges of controlling blood sugar.
Here on D-Mom Blog you will find many resources that have taken me a long time to find for myself. I have often found myself wishing there was an aggregation of information and have hopefully brought it together here.
Mission (from an ex-diabetic): To share knowledge and insight to put to death a disease (Type 2 diabetes) that has reached epidemic levels in our country.
Blogging about diabetes and nutrition.
Diabetic" since Dec 2003. Insulin since May 2004. Pumping since Sep 2004. Continuous Monitoring since Dec 2005.
My blog takes you through a daily look at sport, diabetes and everything in between. As an athlete that lives with type 1 diabetes I want to let you into news, views and all that is important to both of my passions.
A internet journal from one of the first T1 Diabetics to use the Guardian RT continuous glucose monitor.
I blog at random intervals about the experience of having and coping with type 1 diabetes (dx October 2004) and using an insulin pump to treat it. For me this disease has changed not so much who I am, but how I view my body and how I view "health"--what it is, what it's worth, what we experience when we "lose" it.
My son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on August 19, 2004. We've come a long way since then, and
I talk about it here.
Welcome to ASweetLife, a nonprofit low carb diabetes magazine!
We know that diabetes is a very serious and frightening disease, but we also know that life with diabetes can be normal. It can even be sweet. Rather than think about diabetes in the negative sense of an illness, we prefer to think of it as our lifestyle. And we are determined to be healthy people with diabetes. We believe we are succeeding by keeping carbohydrates to a minimum, and we hope that the information we provide through this site will help you do the same.
Diabetes blog - sometimes - mostly for and about the curious...
News and updates on potential cures for type-1 diabetes, that are in human (or clinical) trials.
I am just a Mom whose little girl has Type 1 Diabetes. On this blog you will find tips and advice, but it should NEVER be a substitute for your doctor's wisdom.
Hey there! We are Cazzy and Bradley, the travel fanatics behind Dream Big, Travel Far.
We started this blog back in 2016 as a way to help more type 1 diabetics and budget backpackers travel the world. We are certainly not rich, and we use all the tricks we can to help us get around the world and to see as many amazing places as possible.
Because no two days with type 1 diabetes are the same. Except when they are.
Kalyn's Kitchen is a blog about how I'm combining a love for delicious food with a commitment to healthy, lower glycemic eating.
A mother's blog about her daughter's life with Type 1 Diabetes.
39, consultant, writer, speaker, brother, son, friend, partner, type 1 diabetic, former pumper, thinker, dreamer. I believe that patients need to read the medical and scientific literature themselves before drawing conclusions.
I started Six Until Me in May of 2005 because I was tired of Googling "diabetes" and coming up with little more than a list of complications and frightening stories. Where were all the people who were living with this disease, like I have been since I was a little girl? Was I the only diabetic out there who felt alone?
We started this blog back in 2011 and it has been a great way for us to connect with you and others in the Diabetes Online Community (DOC). We share helpful diabetes tips, stories and perspective from the community and information about our efforts to change the way people manage diabetes.