DiabeticLifestyle Blogs

July 29, 2015

Reading Diabetes Research: How to Have a More Critical Eye

When you hear about the latest research on diabetes or other diseases, it's prudent to have
July 23, 2015

The Diagnosis, or How I Sobbed My Way Through the San Fernando Valley

I’ve known Dr. Jeff Galpin for a very long time. He’s only five years my senior and he was a young guy when we met. Hint: Neither of us is young anymore. Over the years, Dr.
July 23, 2015

Diabetes Mind: How to Cultivate a Healthy Mindset

When you are living with a chronic illness or condition, there's a certain level of awareness and
July 22, 2015

Diabetes Impact: Brothers & Sisters

So it came to my attention recently that siblings have a difficult time after their brother or sister gets diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
July 15, 2015

Who Ya Gonna Call?

When the going gets tough in your life, whether with your health, your finances, or your relationships, who do you reach out to for help and support?
July 13, 2015

Extreme Blood Sugars & Managing Emotions

They are quiet, often sneak up on you, cause tons of frustration, and can lead to low self-esteem, arguments, relationship and diabetes burnout. 
July 10, 2015

Positive Self-Talk and Your Health

The news is in, folks: Being kind to yourself is good for your health. Yes, self-compassion and positive self-talk are healthy ways to pass the time.
July 08, 2015

Shock, Shots, and Trauma

Thirty-seven years, 13,514 days, 324,335 hours or 19,460,100 minutes ago I was diagnosed with diabetes.