DiabeticLifestyle Blogs

September 10, 2015

Family Conflict: Frustration or Blood Sugars

How does anyone understand the complexities of diabetes? Isn’t it as simple as following a routine? Unfortunately not!
September 09, 2015

Crying Over Canned Soup

Almost exactly 4 years ago, I stood in the canned food aisle at my local Whole Foods and cried.
September 04, 2015

A Little Lap Band Goes a Long Way Toward Diabetes Control

So in my first few blogs for, I’ve talked about a number of “weighty issues.” Losing weight, maintaining weight loss, keeping blood sugar levels on an even keel, even while on
September 04, 2015

Being With Diabetes

When you are living with a chronic illness like diabetes, a wide variety of emotions can percolate at any time.
September 03, 2015

Diabetes and Technology

In a recent post, I wrote about the influence of
September 01, 2015

Diabetes: Walk In My Shoes!

Diabetes is a complicated ill
August 30, 2015

We're All On the Same Team

The other day I read a post about a man who was locked up for not paying his child support. The man was a type 1 diabetic and was denied his insulin by the officers and later died.
August 17, 2015

No Vacation From Diabetes!

I learned something important a little late in life…a vacation does not include a pass to forget about diabetes and eat anything you want while you’r