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  • Animas and Dexcom Sittin’ in a Tree | My Favourite Number
    diabetes technology will be approved in Canada but I really really really hope it s soon Kerri Sparling at SixUntilMe was told by Animas Director of Global Communications that the company plans to file with both the FDA and Health Canada in 2011 So here s to a speedy approval process Can I have one Health Canada Pleeease Pretty pleeease This entry was posted in diabetes Diabetes Awareness and Education and tagged Animas Animas Vibe Dexcom Bookmark the permalink Five Point Five And isn t it ironic One Response to Animas and Dexcom Sittin in a Tree Pearlsa says June 2 2011 at 7 15 pm Yes please Health Canada can have a speedy approval At least to give us options in Canada Search for About Laura Brandes I m Laura Brandes and I have both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease If you re looking for motivation humour support or perspective on living with a chronic condition you ve come to the right place I also love food So if you re looking for gluten free recipes products and restaurant suggestions you ve also come to the right place I am not a doctor nor am I a certified

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  • diabetes | My Favourite Number
    soy sauce in the fridge Continue reading Posted in diabetes gluten free Musings Tagged Dex Soy Sauce Tamari Comments Off I ll Do the Math Posted on February 24 2010 by Laura Brandes Remember back in the fall when Scott K Johnson and George Simmons created Lunch with George Scott for TuDiabetes s Making Sense of Diabetes video contest If you don t remember I suggest you follow the link above and take 1 Continue reading Posted in diabetes Diet and Nutrition Tagged carb counting lunch math potato chips Comments Off H1N1 Easier Said Than Done Posted on November 5 2009 by Laura Brandes Editor s Note My childhood endocrinologist once told my mother and I that he had never believed in the flu shot until he d contracted the flu the year previously This bit of doctorly insight coupled with the fact that individuals with Continue reading Posted in diabetes NaBloPoMo Tagged flu H1N1 vaccine Comments Off Older posts Search for About Laura Brandes I m Laura Brandes and I have both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease If you re looking for motivation humour support or perspective on living with a chronic condition you ve come to the

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  • Diabetes Awareness and Education | My Favourite Number
    following items were Continue reading Posted in Diabetes Awareness and Education 2 Comments The Greatest Finger Poking Crowd This Side of Anywhere Posted on March 10 2011 by Laura Brandes Once a year when the year is still new an amazing group of winter loving folks gathers in the wilds of Central Ontario They travel by plane by train by bus and by car just to be together They travel from Continue reading Posted in Diabetes Awareness and Education Tagged Connected in Motion Slipstream 3 Comments Smile for the Camera and Raise Money for JDRF Posted on April 29 2010 by Laura Brandes I received an email earlier this week from Natalie Woods a photographer see those are her photos a fellow Victorian and a fellow type 1 diabetic To raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Natalie is running a great Continue reading Posted in Diabetes Awareness and Education Tagged fundraising JDRF Natalie Woods Walk to Cure Diabetes Comments Off Older posts Search for About Laura Brandes I m Laura Brandes and I have both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease If you re looking for motivation humour support or perspective on living with a chronic condition you

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  • Animas | My Favourite Number
    June 29 2009 by Laura Brandes Shortly after writing about my colourful diabetes life I saw a VW Beetle parked at the side of the road While at first glance it may appear that these two events have nothing in common upon closer inspection they are Continue reading Posted in Musings Pumping Insulin Tagged Animas insulin pump Jack laughter 5 Comments Pumped to Pump Posted on March 30 2009 by Laura Brandes Last week I met with a sales rep from Animas Canada which served to confirm that I am pumped to pump Today I met with my endocrinologist And now things should move along quickly I ve been looking through the book Continue reading Posted in Pumping Insulin Tagged Animas insulin pump 8 Comments Search for About Laura Brandes I m Laura Brandes and I have both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease If you re looking for motivation humour support or perspective on living with a chronic condition you ve come to the right place I also love food So if you re looking for gluten free recipes products and restaurant suggestions you ve also come to the right place I am not a doctor nor am I

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  • Animas Vibe | My Favourite Number
    and I have both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease If you re looking for motivation humour support or perspective on living with a chronic condition you ve come to the right place I also love food So if you re looking for gluten free recipes products and restaurant suggestions you ve also come to the right place I am not a doctor nor am I a certified diabetes educator

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  • Dexcom | My Favourite Number
    and I have both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease If you re looking for motivation humour support or perspective on living with a chronic condition you ve come to the right place I also love food So if you re looking for gluten free recipes products and restaurant suggestions you ve also come to the right place I am not a doctor nor am I a certified diabetes educator

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  • Five Point Five | My Favourite Number
    post prompted first a gasp then a fist pump and finally a Where s the camera I need to take a photo I said I would put my bragging rights to good use If you ve got a 5 5 or 99 to share you should do the same Head over to The 5 5 and 99 Club and join in the BG celebration because when it comes down to it having diabetes is all about these small victories This entry was posted in Blood Sugar and tagged 5 5 Blood Sugar Bookmark the permalink News Reel Animas and Dexcom Sittin in a Tree Comments are closed Search for About Laura Brandes I m Laura Brandes and I have both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease If you re looking for motivation humour support or perspective on living with a chronic condition you ve come to the right place I also love food So if you re looking for gluten free recipes products and restaurant suggestions you ve also come to the right place I am not a doctor nor am I a certified diabetes educator I am simply a person with a lust for life and years worth of

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  • News Reel | My Favourite Number
    learn more at Natalie s website Connected in Motion Trail Mix Vlog CIM has just launched its new vlog series Diabetes Trail Mix This weekly vlog will provide an online hub for Slipstreamers to ask questions and get answers to their diabetes queries In the first episode Connected in Motion s Chloe and Jen describe the process of diabetes education as akin to packing a big backpack and they ask the question what are you looking to add to your diabetes backpack Once I stopped being distracted by the Rocky Mountain backdrop and my desire to board the first plane out of Victoria to western Alberta I was able to focus on the question If my diabetes backpack is my stronghold of knowledge tools skills and strategies related to living with this disease what do I want to add The following is my answer as posted on the CIM facebook page At this point I m looking for all the tricks of the trade related to multi day cycle touring with type 1 I ve only ever gone on one multi day cycling trip That was a 1000km 50km there 50km back camping trip and I had a day off from cycling in the middle This summer Daniel and I are planning a three day cycling trip to Seattle so excited and I am a bit nervous about basal rates I cycle almost every day and have figured out what sort of snacks basal reduction I need for short trips But what about longer journeys All you veteran cycle tourers our there when cycling multiple hours a day for multiple days in a row what sort of basal adjustments do you need I don t want the double dip of exercise to send me plummeting in the night I also don t want to reduce my basals through the night and wake up with my BG in the stratosphere Any advice to cram into my diabetes backpack would be much appreciated You can get involved in the Trail Mix conversation by posting your answers on facebook twitter or YouTube That s it for today s updates I hope you re all having a wonderful Easter weekend This entry was posted in Diabetes Awareness and Education Bookmark the permalink The Greatest Finger Poking Crowd This Side of Anywhere Five Point Five 2 Responses to News Reel Andy says April 25 2011 at 5 20 am Hi Laura When I biked around Lake Ontario it was a great lesson in managing diabetes while being very active I had been on very long rides before the trip a few 200k rides with friends and had learned how to manage one day of riding but hadn t done consecutive days much before that point With pretty much any ride more than a few hours I turn the basals down to 90 I generally find that while I m active insulin seems to be far more productive so having anything more than a tiny drip

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