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Christine Hall

Young & Old Troubles

"It was two days before my 9th birthday when my mom brought me to the doctor. Though I don't remember everything that happened, I do remember my mom trying to help me accept that I, a child terrified of needles, would have to accept them four times a day..."

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Army Wives & A Misdiagnosis

"I was in the ER with an incredibly high blood sugar — I should have been in a coma. The diagnosis was made fairly quickly: type 2 diabetes, because I was very overweight. They told me there was a slim possibility that it was type 1..."

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TiramisuDiabetes3Sweet-Tooth? This Recipe is a True Treat!

Trying to satisfy a sweet tooth with diabetes can be challenging. Blood sugar can go crazy when you indulge in a dessert, but sometimes you’ve just gotta have something! This smart recipe by Chris Smith, also known as the Diabetic Chef, features a delightful and surprisingly healthy spin on a classic Italian dessert: tiramisu! Watch […]

Superheroes Against Diabetes

Recently, a summer camp for kids with diabetes got a special visitor! University of Illinois Chicago police officer Lisa Rau came to talk with the kids about their shared experience of living with diabetes. Check out the video below to learn more about why she was the camp’s superhero of the day!

A Day In The Life With Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes affects day-to-day life in so many ways. For people who don’t live with the constant monitoring and testing reality, it can be hard to understand the purpose and importance of checking blood sugar levels often. This vide follows Rachel, a young woman diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes just before her 7th birthday. […]

Diabetessnacks1Got the Munchies? These Diabetic-Friendly, Healthy Snack Choices Won’t Raise Your Blood Sugar!

When you’ve got a hankering for a snack, do you know what foods are the best to reach for? This informative video talks about “free foods” that don’t raise your blood sugar. Check them out below and start making smarter choices today!

SpicyEggCasserole1Om nom nom! Check Out This Delicious Breakfast!

Looking for a great way to start the day? This diabetic-friendly recipe by dLife’s Chef Michel Nischan has quite the kick to it, making it a bold, flavor-filled way to start the day. Treat your body right with this delicious recipe!


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