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Because I Am a Diabetic, I am Not a Fan of Food article by’s own Catherine Price about how a juicer changed her life. I read it and thought it would be a good way to get some badly needed fruits and vegetables that my diet is bereft of due to my lack of enthusiasm for eating. Aft…

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How To Talk To A Person With Diabetes blood sugar after breakfast by saying, “Oh, but Catherine, you’re doing fine compared to most people” before refusing to talk about it further. What I should have said was: “Yes, but I am not most people, and I am upset. You are m…

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Traveling With Diabetes

15 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

I’ve always loved to travel, and so when I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 22, one of my biggest fears was that the disease was going to keep me tethered to home. Thankfully, nearly 14 years later, I’ve learned that diabetes doesn&…

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The Pump or Injections . . . or Both?

I’ve been on an insulin pump for about 13 years now, and I love the convenience of being able to dose insulin without additional injections, and to create multiple basal rates per day. However, I’ve long had problems with absorption: if I give myse…

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Diabetes Vacation: Montreal Edition

As we all know, it’s impossible to take a vacation from diabetes (hence the need for some anti-burnout tips). However, certain vacation destinations and activities are better than others, a fact that I have been thinking about a lot over the past two wee…

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Metformin and Type 1 Diabetes - An Experiment

Metformin is not usually prescribed for Type 1 diabetes, but over the past couple years, inspired in part by Mike’s experience on it (see here, here, here and here), I’ve become interested in trying it. Not only has it been in widespread use as a t…

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