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Blood Sugar and Exercise

Blood Sugar and Exercise

A Type 1 diabetic explains how he figured out what to do about high blood sugar after intense exercise.

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The Diabetes Dawn Phenomenon

The Diabetes Dawn Phenomenon

The diabetes dawn phenomenon – when blood sugar is normal at night but sky high in the morning. Do any Type 1 diabetics have any advice?

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Advice for Newly Diagnosed Sportswoman

Advice for Newly Diagnosed Sportswoman

Our daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes two weeks ago. Up to then, she spent up to 6 hours a day on the tennis court in her quest to become a pro.

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Midnight Three & Six

Midnight Three & Six

This short documentary shows a mother’s efforts to manage her daughter’s daily struggle with a life-threatening condition: Type I diabetes.

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Pregnancy and Diabetes

Pregnancy and Diabetes

Here’s a taste of Sweet Life editor Bridget McNulty’s experience with Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy… Published in The Daily News…

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Ready for an Insulin Pump?

Ready for an Insulin Pump?

In issue 12 of Sweet Life magazine we interviewed insulin pump expert (and user) Imke Kruger about her experiences with the insulin pump…

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The 2014 Changing Diabetes Cycle Relay

The 2014 Changing Diabetes Cycle Relay

Every year the Sweet Life team is amazed at what the Changing Diabetes Cycle Relay team manage to achieve – And this year is no different…

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Treats for Diabetic Kids

Treats for Diabetic Kids

One of the questions we get asked all the time is how to treat kids with diabetes… After all, the usual going out for a milkshake doesn’t really apply!

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Type 1 diabetic going through puberty

Type 1 diabetic going through puberty

Hi, My son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes about a year and a half ago.  His HbA1c hasn’t been great for the last few months – sitting on about 8. We seem to do everything “right” but for reasons we cannot understand we go through days with sugar levels that just won’t come down. […]

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Husband just diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes

Husband just diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes

Good day Two weeks ago we just found out that my husband has diabetes Type 1. To be honest we were both in shock, especially when we read more about it, we knew it it a very serious disease. I think we are trying to accept and live with it positively but we are still […]

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