We Have a Long Way to Go...

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month and there’s been a lot of great discussion about the intersection of diabetes and mental health. We know that living with diabetes can come with […]


Several years ago, my mom tried to start a Thanksgiving tradition in our family that she called ‘the blessing cup’. Before dinner, she would read a prayer and then pass […]

Words Matter

For people with diabetes (PWD), words matter. Having diabetes can bring on feelings of being out of control and disempowered, and the language that people use around diabetes can sometimes […]


Good diabetes management is driven by good data. Blood glucose values, carbohydrate counts and so much more are all essential in day to day diabetes management. This data can be […]

Long Healthy Life?

I don’t think I’ve ever met a person with diabetes who has said that they don’t want to live a long, healthy life. However I meet people all the time […]

Trust and Your Insulin Pump

The most important part of any relationship is trust. The relationship between a person with diabetes and their insulin pump is no different – it has to be built on […]