Overdosing and Overcoming: A Story of Insulin, Hiking, and the Worst Breakfast I Ever Ate

What happens when you accidentally inject yourself with a big dose of the wrong insulin? Author Sarah Durrand shares how an extreme low blood sugar led her to one of her highest achievements.

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Better Than Betty Crocker: These Apps Make Cooking a Snap

It’s a cookbook, a fitness trainer and a 24/7 motivator (oh yeah, and it also dials people). How to turn your smart phone into your best diabetes resource.

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Laughter Is the Best Medicine (Unless You Have Diabetes, Then Insulin Is Probably Better)

There is evidence that laughter helps our immune system, pain tolerance, heart health, blood pressure, and a myriad of other things. But can it also help manage diabetes?

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The Upsides of Downward Dog for People with Diabetes

Yoga offers a great stress reduction technique to help with the physical, mental, and emotional stresses of living with diabetes. Anyone at any level can try it, and because it’s always considered a practice, you never have to be perfect.

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Power from Your Peers

Roni Zeiger, MD – doctor and software developer – built a smarter way to connect patients with personalized peer support online. Now you can easily – and safely – crowdsource your diabetes questions on this unique platform.

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Top 10 Things I’ve Learned from Living with Type 1 for 57 Years

Marc Blatstein has lived successfully with diabetes for 57 years and shares his secrets to living a long and fulfilling life.

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A Dose of Dr. E

“Standard Deviation” can sound like an intimidating term, but all it means is how much our blood sugars bounce around from day to day. It can be a really useful tool to help us know what times of day we’re in range, and where we might need to make some adjustments for better control.

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The Hottest Things in Type 1!

Drs. Jeremy Pettus and Schafer Boeder led our Type 1 Spotlight Series in San Diego recently, and they covered trending topics in type 1 from new oral meds to groundbreaking glucagon spray.

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Why My Husband’s Colonoscopy Scared the Crap Out of Me Too

In our house, this year has been a season of firsts, though none of them are things we’d want to post about on Facebook: receiving AARP invites, getting comfortable saying the “F” word in public (“I’m Fifty”) and having mandatory medical exams below the waist.

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Why I Set My CGM to Alarm Me at 100mg/dL

After studying the human body in medical school and gaining a better understanding of my disease, my CGM now warns me if my blood sugar drops below 100. And my diabetes control has never been better. What? Below 100? 100 is considered low?

Allow me to explain. There have been a number of factors that have lead me to make this change.

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