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Posted By Karen Graffeo | July 22, 2014

That awkward moment when someone mistakes your diabetes device for a cell phone yet again! Do you have a favorite awkward diabetes moment like pumper and diabetes blogger Karen Graffeo?  Read More >


Posted By Karrie Hawbaker | April 15, 2014

Diabetesaliciousness blogger, Kelly Kunik, shared her One Spooky Halloween Diagnosis story with us back in October, and has joined us again today to share some of her most memorable moments living with type 1 diabetes. Kelly was not alone in her diabetes diagnosis, as 4 of her 8 immediate family members were also diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, as well as a handful of extended family members.  Read More >


Posted By Naomi Kingery | March 27, 2014

Has this ever happened to you? You think you have a couple of reservoirs left in your drawer, it’s a long holiday weekend, and before you know it, it’s time to change out your infusion set and reservoir. You look in your drawer and find that you don’t have any left. Have you ever been here before? I know I have. With spring here and all of the “spring cleaning” you might be doing, consider adding your diabetes supplies to the list of household items that need some organization.  Read More >


Posted By Naomi Kingery | March 20, 2014

Scott was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1981, at the age of seven. When he and his wife decided to start a family, Scott became more focused on his diabetes care; he connected with other people who have diabetes through online forums, and in 2006, started using an insulin pump. He finds balancing his family life, full-time engineering job, and diabetes advocacy work to be nearly as challenging as balancing his blood sugars.  Read More >


Posted By Naomi Kingery | September 5, 2013

I look forward to my endocrinologist appointments because it’s an opportunity for me to get the most out of my diabetes management. Take my last appointment, for example, where we discussed trying an infusion set in a new place for the very first time. While discussing this, my doctor recommended testing my blood glucose more frequently to make sure that I know whether or not the insulin absorption is the same for my new infusion set site location compared to my previous site locations.  Read More >


Posted By Amanda Sheldon | August 8, 2013

With another back-to-school season just around the corner, many of us are thinking about all of the things we need to do to prepare our children for a successful year in school. With all of the stressors that go along with preparing for a new school year such as school supply shopping, packing and preparing for a new classroom, teacher, coursework and routine, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. This feeling can be amplified when also planning for a child who has diabetes.  Read More >


Posted By Naomi Kingery | March 28, 2013

Like me, you probably have a diabetes supply drawer (unofficially) labeled with “I have no idea what to do with these.” We recently asked a question to our Facebook community that read, “Spring is almost here! Are you planning to do some spring cleaning with your diabetes supplies?” and it sounded like the community had some of the same questions I had about best practices for disposing of these supplies. So what are you supposed to do with different diabetes supplies?  Read More >


Posted By Karrie Hawbaker | March 19, 2013

You may remember Brett Griswold from some of our previous blogs such as On Love and Diabetes, Screening for Type 1 Diabetes and When to Tell Your Valentine about your Diabetes. Today, Brett shares with us how he prepares to manage his diabetes while vacationing in Las Vegas during March Madness. How do you prepare for vacation?  Read More >


Posted By Amanda Sheldon | October 4, 2012

With school back in session for most kids, many families spent the last several weeks packing and preparing for a new classroom, teacher, coursework and routine. Of course, back-to-school planning is even more important for kids with diabetes. Today, we hear from guest blogger Krissy Karanikitas, as she mentally runs through her lists and plans for her two children, Alex and Lilly, during a 4am blood glucose check.  Read More >


Posted By Karrie Hawbaker | January 26, 2012

As you all know, living with diabetes means dealing with a lot of stuff: insulin, glucose tabs, meters, test strips, reservoirs, tape, infusion sets, sensors, skin prep, the list goes on. And, of course, you have to keep on top of ordering all this stuff, since running out can be anywhere from inconvenient to dangerous.  Read More >


Posted By Karrie Hawbaker | January 3, 2012

Happy 2012! With the new year, you may have a new insurance policy. Here’s just a quick reminder that, if that’s the case, please be sure to give us a call to update your policy information. That way, we can ensure you keep receiving your supplies without interruption.  Read More >


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