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OUR THOUGHTS ON LIVING WELL, DATA, QUANTIFIED SELF, FOOD, TECHNOLOGY, GEAR, TRAVEL, HEALTHCARE, AND DIABETES.

SXSW 2017: Breakfast Taco BG Challenge

Now presenting…. the 2nd Annual Breakfast Taco BG Challenge at SXSW! What went down at SXSW? Just like last year, our challenge crew included people with and without diabetes, and everyone experienced a little post-taco BG turbulence. Check out our video to […]
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It’s National Diabetes Alert Day.

Eight million. That’s the number of Americans living with diabetes who don’t know it. With millions of people undiagnosed (and because March 28th is American Diabetes Alert Day) we’re sharing a few simple ways to help […]
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Got back pain? Surprising reasons why and how to feel better!

  If you have back pain, you are not alone! At this very moment 31 million Americans are also suffering (1). Back pain is common and often uncomfortable enough to keep people home from work. […]
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The Doctor Will See You Now: 10 Tips for a Better Doctor’s Visit

Time is certainly of the essence when you go in to see your doctor. Apart from the six-month wait-time and (hopefully!) twice-a-year frequency, you may feel rushed during the appointment and walk away wondering if the […]
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How the DAWN2 study hits home: Work and life with diabetes

Dr. Mark Peyrot, Professor of Sociology, Loyola University of Maryland, has over 300 publications, and is an internationally recognized speaker on the behavioral aspects of diabetes. In collaboration with Novo Nordisk and the International Diabetes […]
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Superfoods for a Super You!

  Making healthy food decisions is hard! So, many of us turn to certain “buzz words” to steer our decision making in the grocery store. And as a result, we look for labels to tell […]
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The Spring Break Survival Guide for PWDs 👙☀️🌴

It’s that time of year again! The much-anticipated spring break season is well underway, which means coast-to-coast travels, road trips, overnight flights, Clark Griswold-style family vacations, all-day beach hangs and much more. Whether you’re traveling […]
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7 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Your heart pumps blood every time it beats. This blood gives energy and oxygen to every part of your body. Therefore, it is important to keep your heart healthy at every age! If you maintain […]
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How to start new habits and make them stick

After our post on The Myth of Self Control, we researched the science behind creating new habits and making them stick — for good. As we mentioned in that post, roughly 40% of our daily behaviors are habitual. What’s […]
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The Myth of Self Control

“I can’t stick to my diet.” “I can’t show up at the gym.” “I can’t keep up with diabetes self care.” “I have no self control.” When we struggle to stick with healthy habits and […]
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