Connecting the dots of Midsummer - things to note as a diabetic

Midsummer or "Juhannus" as we call it here in Finland, is my favourite holiday. For many, the summer really starts from Juhannus. The reason for this is that while it can be cold and rainy, it is the most popular time to start one's summer holiday.     Traditionally…

7 rules of thumb for effective diabetes management

What are the core pillars of diabetes management? Type 1 diabetes is a complex condition, which tends to keep us wondering what are the causes for strange bumps in our BG trends. Sometimes it feels like we have no control over our beloved partner…
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Good Mood Diabetes - the small moments of success

“Aw yea! A full night of sleep with optimal BG levels!” Diabetes or no diabetes, the days of our lives are filled with small moments that can brighten our mood if we are perceptive enough to notice them. I call those rays of sunshine…

Four new year resolutions for a diabetic

Ah, the smell of a fresh new year! Another cycle full of moments waiting to be seized! Traditionally many of us make a resolution on how to better our lives. I, too, have made my share of resolutions over the years. I had solemnly sworn to never…