Category Archives: Guest Post

Guest Post: Kickstarter for Pumpstash, Shorts for Pumpers!

By Corrine Logan When I was 6 years old I first started on the insulin pump. It made my life (and my parents’) so much easier. I could eat whenever and whatever I wanted and didn’t require as big of … Continue reading

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Getting a Handle On Food, Fitness & Type 2 Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association is famous for the Tour de Cure bike series, and now they have launched a new series just for women! The first ride is this Saturday, September 13 in Southern California, and the next one will … Continue reading

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Celebrating Diabetes? A Look At The Diaversary

I’m a big fan of diaversaries. I’ve celebrated each one of mine for the past 20 years and have even gone so far as to create a line of greeting cards dedicated to them. But not everyone has the same … Continue reading

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JDRF Government Day

A couple of years ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to attend JDRF’s Government Day in Washington D.C. as a panelist for their session on social media. Not only did I get to speak to dozens of committed … Continue reading

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Shining A Light on Diabetes + Eating Disorders

This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. While I know many of us feel like we have an unusual relationship with food, there is a legitimate eating disorder related to diabetes: diabulimia. Diabulimia is the term frequently used for … Continue reading

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How To Participate In A Clinical Trial

When I asked you, my lovely readers, to send me feedback, one comment I received requested a post on clinical trials. Well, your wish is my command! I’d like to introduce you to Molly McElwee Malloy, a Clinical Trial Coordinator … Continue reading

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On Being Diagnosed With “Juvenile” Diabetes As An Adult

I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes twenty years ago this month, so my frame of reference for this disease is entirely different from someone who was diagnosed as an adult. For me, strange questions come from strangers, not from … Continue reading

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CWD to PWD: A Parent’s Front-Row View

I’m currently working on my first book, a guidebook of sorts for young adults living with diabetes. One of the topics the book touches on is the relationship dynamic between an PWDs and their parents. I’ve touched on the topic … Continue reading

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An Aspiring Veteran

Most of us don’t want to have diabetes for so long that we can be considered a veteran of the disease. But my friend Jess, whom I wrote about meeting last week, has a different take on the term. A … Continue reading

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