Category Archives: Life with Diabetes

How Carb DM Helped My Family

Seven years ago, our son Alex was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D).  He was four, yet as we left the hospital, I felt the same sense of nervousness and uncertainty that I had felt leaving the hospital with a … Continue reading

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Holiday recipe: Almond Thins

It’s almost impossible to avoid treats during the holidays: gingerbread houses, candy canes, chocolate gelt, and all kind of cookies fill households with their wonderful tastes and smells.  Thanks to insulin, people with type 1 diabetes can enjoy sweet treats just … Continue reading

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T1 Topics Recap: Ketones and Sick Day Management

The cold and flu season has arrived, bringing a horde of unwelcome household guests — fever, chills, stuffy nose, sore throat, or worse. For people with type 1 diabetes, sick days bring extra challenges. Illness tends to elevate glucose levels, … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes of T1D Exposed: The Making of a Nude Fundraiser Calendar

  Remember the movie Calendar Girls?  This holiday season, there’s another group ready to bare it all for a cause!   The Nude Diabetes Advocacy Project is releasing T1D Exposed, a nude calendar featuring people with type 1 diabetes. All proceeds from calendar sales … Continue reading

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A Holiday Gift Guide for People With Type 1 Diabetes

The holidays are here, and ’tis the season for gift shopping and gift guides. No doubt you’re seeing holiday gift guides appearing right and left… for babies, kids, pets, techies, foodies, and more… there’s a gift guide for everyone under … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is upon us! You’re probably entertaining guests, counting carbs, suffering from a turkey and pumpkin pie food coma, or gearing up for some holiday shopping. In the midst of all the madness, it’s important to remember that Thanksgiving is … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Heroes: Carb DM interviews Ryan Reed

As a world class NASCAR racecar driver, Ryan Reed is a hero to many sports fans around the world. Ryan is an even bigger hero to the type 1 diabetes community — diagnosed in 2011, Ryan hasn’t let diabetes stop … Continue reading

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What Carb DM Means to Me: Steve Terry

Over the weekend, Carb DM celebrated its 3rd anniversary with a gala speaker event at Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park. Members of the medical, academic, and corporate world joined the local T1D community to look back on how Carb DM … Continue reading

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What Carb DM Means To Me: Eden Grown Haeberli

Last night Carb DM celebrated its 3rd anniversary with a gala speaker event at Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park. Members of the medical, academic, and corporate world joined the local T1D community to look back on how Carb DM has … Continue reading

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My Hero, My Knight in Shining Armor by Noor Al Ramahi

Being diagnosed at a tender age of 5 I developed a fear, actually it was more of a worry than a fear; uncertain of what the future will hold for me. Watching my parents struggle dealing with my diabetes 24/7, … Continue reading

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