Home
 »  Community
 »  Blogs
 »  Getting_it_done
Getting it done

About me


Getting it done
By: ekc


<< February 2008 >>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29

 Blog Entries
Hot like fire - Jul 17
Has anyone been having a hard time with the heat? For once I say thank god for work - it's the only place I'm cool. I've even looked into an air conditioner but I can't bring ...
more
Work, work and more work - Jun 19
Haven't been around in awhile - getting my butt kicked by work. I've been traveling and have had my workload almost tripled since some people left the office. Despite the ...
more
Diabetes Expo - Mar 20
Went to the Boston expo and met a lot of parents with kids who were recently diagnosed with type 1. I  have been reading about the prevalence of type 2 in younger people ...
more
Less angry - Feb 27
I'm feeling a little less angry today. Went back and read my posts from the other day - must not have been a good one for me. Should check back to see what my levels were ...
more
About me - Feb 21
I am not your typical diabetic. I was diagnosed as a teenager even though I was athletic and as far as I knew, healthy. I'm now 30, still feeling healthy, still athletic ...
more
Posted: Feb 21, 2008 11:28
  • 1 Comment.
  • About me

    I am not your typical diabetic.

    I was diagnosed as a teenager even though I was athletic and as far as I knew, healthy. I'm now 30, still feeling healthy, still athletic but am a diabetic. For me, diabetes is something I have to live with but I don't let it control my life. By eating right and exercising I'm able to have good control and only the people who are very close to me even know I have the condition.

    I'm really interested in learning as much as I can about diabetes in order to stay one step ahead of the disease.

    Comments (1):
    Sort By
  • Add Comment

  • By: gkelly: Sep, 01, 2009 09:50 AM

    Great to hear that.  Me too.  I am 45 have had Type I for 33 years.  I too feel healthy, exercise daily, watch what I eat.  Important to not obsess about blood sugars or this condition at all.  If you want to get the best up-to-date "primer" on diabetes management, try the DOIT program at the Joslin Clinic in Boston, Ma.  Diabetes Outpatient Intensive Treatment.  It last for 3 days and they teach you about management, diet, latest research, and latest treatment protocols for staying as healthy as possible.



    Tags:
    education (1) control (1) exercising (1) eating (1) 30s (1) type 1 (1) athlete (1) diabetic (1) diabetes (1)

    Related posts:

    iPhone use in Insulin-dependent Diabetes - 1 million in 2009  |  Mama - Why Was I Chosen?  |  Here's an interesting study  |  Sasha's Story  |  Smooth sailing with CATSCA / TSA  |  King Tut and his diabetic owner Marilyn Pharo  |  COLD FX is a no go for T1 Diabetics  |  I Can See Clearly Now  |  Swine influenza - A (H1N1) virus  |  Lance Armstrong--the new face of diabetes?
  • Next Blog Post
  • RSS

    Your Diabetes Treatment Plan: Nutrition (Part 1)
    Making Healthy Food Choices-Treatment Plan: Nutrition
    An introduction to the basics of nutrition for diabetics. Step One: Total ...
    more more Featured Videos
    Cost Savings Tool
    Do you know the annual cost of managing your diabetes? Would you like to find ways to reduce your costs? Calculate your total budget and identify ways to save money. You can do this in just a few minutes by entering facts about the products you use. This quick analysis will provide you with a comprehensive overview of both spending and potential savings.

    Cost Savings Tool
    Monitor Comparison Tools
    Blood glucose monitors offer an easy way to test your blood sugar at home or on the go. Use this comparison tool as a guide to learn more about the features and benefits of your current monitor or to find a new one.
    Handheld Monitor Comparison
    Continuous Glucose Monitor Comparison
    Advanced BMI Calculator
    Ever wonder if you are at a healthy weight? Then enter your height and weight in our advanced Body Mass Index (BMI) calculator. This tool provides you with two important numbers reflecting the estimated impact of your present body weight and shape upon your overall health.
    Advanced BMI Calculator
    more Care Tools
    Home | About Us | Press | Make a Suggestion | Content Syndication | Terms of Service | Editorial Policy | Privacy Policy
    Last updated: Nov 21, 2017  © 2017 Body1 All rights reserved.