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Posted by Natalie on November 26, 2014 - Comments (0) - Category: SlamDiabetes Fundraisers
After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes #GivingTuesday, December 2nd 2014. It’s a day to kick off the giving season, when many make their holiday end-of-the year charitable gifts. 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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Think you “Think Like a Pancreas”? Take the test and find out!

Posted by Gary Scheiner MS, CDE on October 9, 2014 - Comments (1) - Category: A Guest Blog
Thought you might be interested in testing your diabetes management skills at our new Simpsons-Themed "Think Like A Pancreas" diabetes self-management quiz. I did and it wasn't easy. Check it out! Read More »
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First days of school

Posted by Natalie on August 26, 2014 - Comments (3) - Category: Personal Experience
I think some people have great emotions when a child starts school, but for me I had the added feeling of someone else managing my child's diabetes and that was hard. Read More »
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SLAMDiabetes and Connecticut Sun Team Up For An Afternoon Of Great Basketball

Posted by Jeff & Natalie on August 6, 2014 - Comments (0) - Category: Fun Stuff
The Connecticut Sun is excited to partner with SLAMT1D for their 2014 Season! Read More »
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Raising A Child With Diabetes

Posted by Fabiana Couto on May 11, 2014 - Comments (1) - Category: A Guest Blog
We know it takes a lot of courage, persistence and faith, and we also know how diabetes can get overwhelming and leave you feeling helpless at times. That is why we we want to hear your voice and honor your journey! Happy Mother's Day! Read More »
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The Diagnosis

Posted by Natalie on April 15, 2014 - Comments (10) - Category: Personal Experience
That moment is imprinted in my brain: the day, year, hour and minute of Johanna's diagnosis 9 years ago today. 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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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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