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nutrition

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Adopting a nutrient-dense approach to daily nutrition has been a daunting task. But with the presence of type 1 diabetes, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), adenomyosis, gluten sensitivity, psoriasis and eczema on board in our household (not to mention the looming potential for cancer, type 2 diabetes and other unsavory autoimmune conditions), making substantial changes to … Continue reading

can not

You can let your child eat whatever she wants, just cover it with insulin. Can I really do that? I’m aware of the academic difference between “can” and “should.” To me, though, “can” implies that there is an authentic choice to be made, and that no outcome of that choice is likely to cause serious … Continue reading

3rd annual diabetes blog week: may 14

Today’s topic for the 3rd Annual Diabetes Blog Week is “Find a Friend”—the idea being that we often forge new bonds and friendships with people who blog as part of the Diabetes Online Community, and that we should share them with others. When Madeline was first diagnosed, I spent hours online researching information about T1 … Continue reading

on health (part one)

Readers beware: I’m gettin’ up on my soapbox for a while. It is an understatement to say that I am concerned about health: that of mine, of my husband, of my family and friends, and most importantly, of my children. This is likely a perfectly “normal” concern of most people, though for me, it stems … Continue reading