Tag Archives: diabetes

American Idol – Crystal Bowersox: Striving to Live Without Limitations

American Idol’s Crystal Bowersox first kept her diabetes a secret from the AI producers. Find out why and what it is like to grow up with diabetes and now to be a mom and busy recording artist and live with the challenges of diabetes care.   Many of you out there are living with diabetes and growing through your teen ...

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A Controlling Definition

June 21, 2010 by Allison Blass Last night at my church, my pastor was talking about ways in which we define ourselves. He shared an anecdote about how, when speaking to a group of students, a boy asks, “Since you’re from Dallas, are you a Rangers fan or a Yankees fan?” My pastor responds, “I’m a Christian! But I root ...

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Diabetes and Halloween – Tips to Help You Survive

Candy, sugar everywhere…what to do and how to care Don’t get frustrated, there is a way to manage your blood sugar levels on Halloween. Being too restrictive on yourself will lead to closet binging. I know, I’ve done it. My life and my family’s life changed big time when I became a diabetic. I was only ten years old and ...

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Do You Deal With Diabetes?

Hello from your editor! I am a diabetic and have been since I was ten years old. So I know what it is like to be a teen living with it. Only, back then, I did not have the tools offered today. Unfortunately, diabetes is way too common in young people and ever increasing. I am starting a new series ...

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