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CGM: Our Kids Next Step

Posted by Natalie on January 4, 2015 - Comments (7) - Category: Medical
As we waited in anticipation at the endocrinologist office for the first A1C results after JoJo starting on the CGM I remembered another family mentioning how their daughter"s A1C had dropped after starting on the CGM. Read More »
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Genteel: A Painless Lancet Instrument

Posted by Natalie on October 16, 2014 - Comments (0) - Category: Medical
Genteel's patented contact tip technology allows for precise depth control so the lancet reaches only the blood capillaries and not the pain nerves. There is a discount code only available to parentingdiabetickids families! Read More »
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Insulin Pump Choices... Are You Ready For Tubeless?

Posted by Natalie on January 24, 2014 - Comments (19) - Category: Medical
Johanna and Nick, both age thirteen, were making a new pump choice last year. They were both interested in Insulet's OmniPod pump system.
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Those Villainous Bubbles

Posted by Jeff on October 21, 2009 - Comments (10) - Category: Medical
Before type 1 diabetes crashed your child’s life party, I’d guess bubbles didn’t give you much, if any reason to get agitated, frustrated, and despondent or on occasion, cause you to consider hari-kari a viable “out”.

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Jeff and Natalie KolokI’m Natalie.  I’m a mom of three kids, two with type 1 diabetes. As you know, parenting children with type 1 diabetes is a journey of long nights, lots of work, and seldom much support. There’s not much I can do about your long nights, but I hope our website and blogs offer you some support. I look forward to blogging with you.

Hey, I’m Jeff. Blogging about diabetes? Dunno. Original thought and complete sentences instead of grunts and “yups”? Uh-oh. Well, Nat says I have to, so here’s my foray into the diabetes blogosphere…with no GPS or compass.


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