"My biggest problem with diabetes" answered by 86 persons with diabetes

Earlier this year I was asked to have a lecture about diabetes. Normally I would have just shared my own views, but this time I wanted to include the views of many diabetics. I made a quick survey and posted it in a diabetes-related discussion…

Fitbit + Dottli equals great insight into your well-being

Did you know you can automatically track your sleep and exercise with Dottli and Fitbit? Earlier in the summer I started using Fitbit Flex 2 activity bracelet with Dottli app. My daily walking goal has been 10 000 steps and 7 hours of sleep.…

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…