Category Archives: Life with Diabetes

‘Tis the Season for Giving: Top 10 Reasons to Give to Carb DM

Don’t ask us—ask them! #10: “Counting carbs and adjusting insulin are only a small part of managing diabetes. Maintaining a positive outlook is equally important. Carb DM does exactly that. It is a natural extension of our efforts in clinic, bringing people … Continue reading

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Thankful for Diabetes!! By Noor Al Ramahi

I kept going through facebook statuses on my phone, reading all the things people were thankful for this year and it got me thinking about all the blessings in my life. I wanted to express my gratitude and appreciation in … Continue reading

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Spreading Hope Through Innovation

This weekend, Carb DM celebrated its Second Anniversary with a close group of friends and supporters. We were fortunate to have Dr. Ed Damiano, from Boston University, as our guest speaker at the event. These were the remarks I made … Continue reading

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September Newsletter

Check out our September newsletter.

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My Mother’s Eyes

A guest post by Noor Al Ramahi Motherhood is a sweet journey filled with ups and downs. Being the mother of a child with T1D can be even sweeter (sometimes too sweet for the liking), filled with “highs” and “lows,” … Continue reading

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A Random Act of Kindness

Thanks to the kindness of Tonya Fifield-Carter, the Synopsys Community Champion for 2012, Carb DM received a $1500 donation from Synopsys, Inc. We recently caught up with Tonya and had a chance to find out more about this generous, and … Continue reading

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No More Years

Tomorrow Tia will complete her “first term” as a diabetic. Four years of high pressure, constant decision making on matters of life and death, extreme attention to detail, non-stop accountability, life in the public eye, intense scrutiny, sleepless nights, and … Continue reading

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Outsourcing the Worrying

When people hear me talk about how complicated it is to manage diabetes, they often try to console me by saying that soon Tia will be old enough to handle it herself… Some consolation. (You can read my blog “Isn’t … Continue reading

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Raising a Child with a Chronic Illness

When I first embarked on this journey to provide ongoing education for parents of children with type 1 diabetes, I asked a diabetes educator what are some of the issues parents struggled with most. He replied that what he and … Continue reading

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DxONE (Diagnosis: Type 1 Diabetes)

Do You Know ONE? On November 10 and 11, Carb DM will mark National Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day with two Bay Area screenings of DxONE (diagnosis: type 1 diabetes). DxONE is an 18 minute film written and directed … Continue reading

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