Be still my heart. Another Valentine’s Day is here and I’m without a Valentine this year. I was dreading the corny Hallmark cards that I was having to pass in the Target aisles, the heart-shaped pizza ads that I was seeing at Papa Murphy’s, and most annoying the couple dinner deals at local restaurants. So when I got the call a couple of weeks ago from my editor at DiabeticLifestyle with the opportunity to interview Nick Jonas…I thought this was my chance for a Valentine’s date with a bonafide diabetes hunk! Though I had recently read the headlines of him romancing Kate Hudson…I thought, well, he must dig blondes. I asked him during the interview about what he looks for in a type-3 diabetic and what he stays away from. (For those who don’t know this term, a type-3 is an endearing term that people with diabetes use for their significant other who is very supportive of your diabetes) and what he stays away from.
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I got the incredible opportunity to interview Nick Jonas a couple weeks ago about what he looks for in a type 3, the positives and negatives about living with diabetes, and those pesky questions that seems to be asked to people living with diabetes.
Read my exclusive interview with this incredible diabetes advocate!
When I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes my parents made it clear to me that the only thing that would limit my life would be me. That yes, I had been diagnosed with a sometimes tricky, chronic illness, but that it no way had to limit my future plans.
I grew up in a family that loved adventure, so after being diagnosed at the age of 13, I didn’t want that to end. I was blessed with a great medical team and family and friends who helped me navigate how to plan for international trips.
Over the years of speaking, I’ve often been asked travel related questions…
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Traveling by camel in Northern Egypt up Mount Sinai.
When Oprah had her daily talk show, I always looked forward to the annual “Favorite Things” episode. As a person who has lived with diabetes for many years, I’d like to share with you some of the items that have made the experience better and the daily maintenance a little bit easier. So in Oprah-like fashion, here is my list of 9 favorite diabetes things:
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1. Apple Watch with the Dexcom CGM is one of my top items!
This is the time of year when people put together their New Year’s resolutions and are so committed in the first few weeks of January to seeing them out. Me? I decided to skip my typical type of goals that I’ve done in the past.
Here’s the reason why…
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Read my latest blog for DiabeticLifestyle.com on the top 6 things that you should never say to someone with diabetes…
Read my latest blogpost for DiabeticLifestyle.com here:
“My Quest for Finding Dr. Right”
Yes, you heard me right…picking the right medical professional is similar to my quest to find the perfect boyfriend. I want someone who isn’t self-absorbed, a know-it-all, and above all else is kind and compassionate….
Watch this video of my endocrinologist Dr. Thomas Moraghan from Essentia Health – Brainerd.