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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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Mothering T1D Children

Posted by Natalie on October 4, 2012 - Comments (2) - Category: Personal Experience
We have two T1D eleven year olds. So often I'm up in the middle of the night checking blood sugar. This poem was born on one of those nights. Read More »
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Blink. Tear. Drop.

Posted by Candy Heart on May 21, 2011 - Comments (8) - Category: A Guest Blog
Meet Wendy Rose creator of Candy Hearts. She has been married for almost 10 years and is raising 3 daughters. Her oldest daughter has Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease. She also has Celiac Disease and the two of them are living a strict gluten free lifestyle. Read More »
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Wherein...I get knocked down from February 16th.

Posted by Meri on March 6, 2011 - Comments (19) - Category: A Guest Blog
Meri and her husband Ryan have been married 18 years and have four boys. Their three youngest boys are Type 1. Meri is a stay at home mom and full time pancreas/carb SWAGer/diabetes advocate. Read More »
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How Do You Keep Your Infusion Set On?

Posted by Pump Wear Inc. on April 18, 2010 - Comments (10) - Category: A Guest Blog
With the summer weather quickly approaching we will all be dealing with swim season and with swim season comes the never ending question “How do you keep your site on”? Read More »
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Making Connections

Posted by Sherry on March 22, 2010 - Comments (5) - Category: Personal Experience
Sherry is our guest blogger. Here's a little bit about her:

I have two wonderful little girls who amaze,fascinate, delight and frustrate me daily. Before I became a mom I was a full time registered nurse. Life is going by at lightening speed. I'm just trying my utmost to take it all in, do the best I can, learn what I'm meant to learn and give my girls the very best start I possibly can. Diabetes was thrown at us on June 9th, 2008 when my 2 year old baby, Jenna was diagnosed. Read More »
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Three Glucose Test Strips A Day?

Posted by Jeff on February 22, 2010 - Comments (8) - Category: Personal Experience
Imagine this: You and your family live in a brownstone apartment in Brooklyn or a split-level ranch in Buffalo. It could be anywhere in the United States. Your child has just been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, but the local hospital lacks the necessary supplies and personnel to stabilize him or her. Read More »
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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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Gymnastics and Diabetes

Posted by Natalie on June 4, 2009 - Comments (7) - Category: Personal Experience
At the end of the school year it seems like the kid's schedules are out of control. Read More »
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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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