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Type 1 Diabetic Blogs – Latest Posts from the Web

You are NOT alone. This page is a useful tool for browsing the latest blog posts being made by type 1 diabetics across the web. In the main column, read updates from type 1 diabetes blogs and use the left side of the page to access each type 1 diabetic blogger’s profile and their latest blog posts.
*Note:  MevsDiabetes does not necessarily endorse the opinions found in the posts shown here or on the corresponding web sites. Suggest a blog.
Parents of Type 1s (9)Amy
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Too Sweet

Brian
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D-Dad

Hallie
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The Princess and the Pump

Jill
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Diabetes Sweeties

Leighann
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D-Mom Blog

Lorraine
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This is Caleb…

Misty
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Life is Like a Box of Chocolates

Scott
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Arden’s Day

Valerie
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Type 1 With Tyler

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Latest Blog Posts
Hallie

7-18-2015
Hallie
Her Story, Our Story, Your Story: It’s Time to Change the…
What is it about some people that just grab our hearts and don’t let go?  There are just some people and some stories that have that way about them.    For me, and for many others, Kycie’s story is one of those.    I’m not sure why exactly.  But I think it’s… Read More
Hallie

7-7-2015
Hallie
Traveling With Diabetes: Planes, Cars and Disney Monorails
Traveling with diabetes is never exactly easy!  I think diabetes should count as another person because of all the supplies that you obsessively over pack need for your trip!    We are, by no means, travel experts.  We do, however, travel somewhat frequently.  So I… Read More
Amy

6-16-2015
Amy
A Decade of Diabetes
Right about this time exactly 10 years ago I was rocking my infant daughter and giving her yet one more bottle. (she’d weaned from breast to bottle in the previous weeks because she was never satisfied) She was restless and insatiably hungry and sweaty and something just wasn’t right. After that… Read More
Hallie

5-14-2015
Hallie
VitalPak – A Review and Give Away
A few weeks ago, we were given the opportunity to try a new product designed for people with Type 1 diabetes and other medical needs called VitalPak.  VitalPak was created by nine year old Kyle Houlihan after he was diagnosed with diabetes.  “VitalPak is a medical backpack with a… Read More
Hallie

5-11-2015
Hallie
Happy Mother’s Day: To All the T1 Moms
Happy Mother’s Day!  Being a mom is not an easy job.  It is filled with situations and experiences that you never dreamed you’d ever encounter.  You find yourself doing and saying things you’d never imagined.  You’re more tired than you’ve ever been.  And you find yourself… Read More
Lorraine

5-8-2015
Lorraine
Forgetting Diabetes | Impact of Dexcom G4 and CGM in the Cloud
Minimizing Caleb’s disruption at school is paramount. Prioritizing this is less about restricting his classroom instruction, although that is an important right of his, but more about preserving his emotional health. Every time Caleb has to perform a diabetes care task, … Continue… Read More
Hallie

4-29-2015
Hallie
Signs of Spring: Green Grass, Blue Sky, Blooming Flowers……
Spring has sprung!   The arrival of spring always brings with it the promises of things to come…  Flowers, blossoms, leaves, sunshine, blue skies, warmer temperatures….  and a 504 plan review!  In the spring, we always get together with A’s school staff to review her… Read More
Hallie

4-28-2015
Hallie
SIX
Six.  Six years ago today Sweets was diagnosed with Type One Diabetes.   Looking back… she was just a baby!   It’s hard to believe that it’s been that long.  And yet it feels like it’s been part of our lives forever.   Year one… that was a big deal.  … Read More
Hallie

4-7-2015
Hallie
Robot Parts: Pumps, Pods, Dexcoms, Glasses, Braces and…
Type One diabetes brings with it many, many doctor visits.   Sweets visits the endocrinologist every three months for a check up.  She gets yearly labs drawn.  If she’s lucky.  She has been needing labs every six months to check her cholesterol level (that’s a story for… Read More
Hallie

4-6-2015
Hallie
The Princess Meets The Queen
Like many of you, we first heard about Sierra Sandison, Miss Idaho, last summer.  I was immediately drawn to her story and platform.   Raising any girl has it’s challenges.  Raising a girl with Type One diabetes adds a whole new dimension.  It makes an already complicated… Read More
Hallie

4-5-2015
Hallie
The Summit: A JDRF MUST
A few weeks ago, we had the privilege of attending a Type One Nation Summit that our local JDRF was hosting.  If you have the opportunity to attend a function like this close to home, you should totally do it!  It was a great experience!  We have had a Type One Expo for years but… Read More
Hallie

4-2-2015
Hallie
Flying Solo: Easing Into Independence
How is it already April?   Somehow in the midst of cheer games and tournaments and conferences and a birthday and just LIFE… time has gotten away from me!   We’ve had a lot going on lately.  There’s been a lot of exciting, new things!  And there’s been a lot of our… Read More
Lorraine

3-12-2015
Lorraine
#Dexcom #Share Receiver
We’ve been using CGM in the cloud in the form of Nightscout since September. Last week we started using the new Dexcom Share receiver. What Dexcom Share is: – It’s easy. There is really no need to read instructions. If … Continue reading &#8594… Read More
Hallie

2-16-2015
Hallie
Her Story, Our Story, Your Story: Kisses for Kycie and Changing…
Six years ago.  February.  It was a warmish day.  Warm enough that we were able to get outside a little.  Sweets was 2.  Almost 3.  She was riding her trike around in our driveway.  Having fun.  I needed to go to the store.  I was looking for beans to… Read More
Hallie

2-14-2015
Hallie
The Tipping Point: Stomach Bugs and T1D
Those three little words…   Three words no D parents wants to hear…  “I threw up.”  Those are the words we heard about 2:30 Monday morning.  Luckily she had been running low (we should have known…) and her pump had been shut off or we would have been in serious… Read More
Hallie

2-9-2015
Hallie
We Have A Name!
Thanks to everyone who participated in our “What’s in a Name?” Giveaway with Lauren’s Hope!  We loved seeing all the really great, unique names that you came up with!  Last week we narrowed it down to our top five choices and submitted those to Lauren’s Hope.  So without further… Read More
Lorraine

2-5-2015
Lorraine
Lilly Diabetes/Disney Books and Backpack Giveaway!
You may have seen these sets around the community in recent weeks. If you’ve missed out on other giveaways, you still have a chance. Lots of great resources targeted toward children with diabetes are included. The Coco books are targeted … Continue reading &#8594… Read More
Hallie

2-3-2015
Hallie
The Top Five: What’s In A Name Giveaway
Last week, I shared with you an awesome opportunity to win this beautiful bracelet created especially for us by Lauren’s Hope!  All you had to do was come up with a name…!  And when I asked you to get your creativity on, you sure did!  We were asked by Lauren’s Hope to pick our Top… Read More
Hallie

1-29-2015
Hallie
SHARE-ing our Dexcom Story
This week, Dexcom announced some very exciting news!  The FDA has approved Dexcom’s new Share Direct system!  This system allows the Dexcom receiver to “talk” directly to your smartphone — without using the Share dock!  This is what Dexcom had to say about it in their press… Read More
Lorraine

1-26-2015
Lorraine
FDA Approves #Dexcom G4 Platinum #CGM System with #Share
Fantastic news announced by Dexcom today. Cloud information has been approved for the G4 system. New receivers will be available soon – see below for details. As posted at MarketWatch SAN DIEGO, Jan 26, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — DexCom, Inc., … Continue reading &#8594… Read More
Hallie

1-24-2015
Hallie
What’s In a Name? A Giveaway with Lauren’s Hope
Waaaay back in October this little blog reached a pretty big milestone.  One.  Million.  Hits.  Are you kidding me?  I was floored… I really never expected anyone who wasn’t related to me to ever read what I was writing.  But almost six years later, I’m totally… Read More
Lorraine

1-23-2015
Lorraine
#Nightscout | Harboring Autonomy #WeAreNotWaiting…
My number one reservation about starting Nightscout was the size and weight of the rig. It’s a definite price to pay. It’s not ideal, but Caleb’s been able to manage, and the benefits are currently worth the price. My next … Continue reading &#8594… Read More
Lorraine

1-23-2015
Lorraine
Exuding Coolness | Adam Lasher from American Idol
Hanging his “robotic pancreas” from his guitar strap, Adam Lasher auditions for American Idol. I haven’t watched in years. This is an incentive to start again. Filed under: D Management, Heroes, Technology Tagged: DexCom… Read More
Hallie

1-17-2015
Hallie
Quiet Tears and Making It Look Easy
We go along for awhile on cruise control.  This life is just our normal.  All the testing and counting.  The sleepless nights.  The site changes.  The shots.  It’s just our life.  It’s our normal.  And we don’t really talk about our normal.  We just do… Read More
Hallie

1-12-2015
Hallie
New Year – Same Old Diabetes
It’s a NEW YEAR!!!  There has been so much going on around here lately… Some of it brand new and some just slightly new!  Here’s all the newish stuff we’ve been up to and the reasons that I’ve been MIA…  I have a new class of Kindergarteners!  They are super sweet and I love… Read More
Hallie

12-18-2014
Hallie
Ornapods and Care Packages: Bringing Hope, Courage, and…
With stomach bugs and flu running rampant just a few days before Christmas, many of us D Rents are living in fear that our kids will get sick and we will end up spending the holidays in the hospital.  That would really bring out my inner Grinch!  But you know what would be worse? … Read More
Hallie

12-11-2014
Hallie
When You Walk The Walk: An Open Letter of Thanks
Dear Friends and Family,  As you know, in October we participated in our sixth JDRF Walk to Cure diabetes.  It’s hard to believe we’ve done this six times!  We know that you may be really tired of getting a letter from us each year!  Please know that we are honored by your… Read More
Hallie

11-30-2014
Hallie
Not Too Late: A Video Message From Sweets
It’s not too late!   Today is the last day to apply for 2015 JDRF Children’s Congress!   The 2015 Children’s Congress will take place July 13-15 in Washington D.C.  Over 150 children living with type 1 diabetes will gather to meet face-to-face with some of the top … Read More
Lorraine

11-6-2014
Lorraine
World Diabetes Day Image Update |#wdd
For the past couple or maybe few years I’ve created a World Diabetes Day image to use as a profile picture for World Diabetes Day (or here’s one that works for a Facebook cover photo). I’ve shared it publicly if … Continue reading &#8594… Read More
Lorraine

11-6-2014
Lorraine
FDA Approves #Dexcom Software with Artificial Pancreas…
Dexcom announced today the availability of updated software that will improve the accuracy of the system. We are Nightscout users and use two receivers. One is approved only for adult use and the other is approved for pediatric use. Because … Continue reading &#8594… Read More
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