Some might consider hiking alone with type 1 diabetes a risky undertaking. Although hiking solo with a chronic illness comes with a set of extra risks, in my opinion nothing is out of the question if we take some extra precautions. Here are my top 10 tips for adventuring on your own.
Disaster Preparation 101 with Type 1
Hurricane Irma has been barreling across the caribbean leaving destruction in its wake. No matter where you live, you're likely to be at risk at some point for some kind of natural disaster. Whether it's earthquakes, hurricanes, or volcanic eruptions, you should always have an emergency diabetes kit packed and ready to go.
Whole Grain Spaghetti with Shrimp and Arugula
Food for Thought
Spicy Green Chile Chicken Pozole to Ring in Fall
The Carbohydrate Counting Controversy
Spaghetti alle Cozze (mussels)
On the Subject of Sweeteners
"How do your take your coffee?" Black with 3 Splendas. With all this talk about the dangers of sugar consumption, there is a lot of discussion about sugar substitutions. People often think that replacing sugar with a sugar substitute is a get out of jail free card, an easy healthy solution with no consequences. [...]
Five things when my Blood Sugar won’t Budge
We all have those days and nothing is more frustrating than a stubborn high blood sugar. Increased insulin resistance and increased hepatic glucose production (when your body produces glucose in your liver) can both contribute to a stubborn high blood sugar. This may be attributed to a number of factors including: menstrual hormones, fighting off [...]
Moroccan Eggplant Zaalouk
My Dear Readers, I have something very special for you. I will share my top secret dinner party weapon, my go to dish to impress, my prize moroccan eggplant zaalouk recipe. This is the dish, second only to maybe my risotto, that I get asked about most often. It's unique, flavorful, and most important, [...]