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Less Snacking = Lower Blood Sugars

4 YEARS AND 9 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

I recently started a new job about 5 months ago, and times have gotten a little more stressful. Everything is going great, but my stress levels has definitely been a little higher than they used to be.

Stress levels, accompanied with more business lunches, … Read more

Great New Technology

4 YEARS AND 8 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

The Annual Endocrinologist (“Endo”) Visit

Last month was my annual endocrinologist visit. Typically these are fairly interesting conversations, but this time was a little less eventful. That said, my doctor did have some recommendations of certain diabetes management solutions that have come onto the … Read more

Blessing In Disguise

4 YEARS AND 6 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

Well, I’ve almost surpassed the 4.5 year mark of living medication free as a type 1 diabetic. It has been a tough road, but I couldn’t be happier where my life is. Yes, it’s certainly not fun living with this disease, but I have … Read more

Where Do I Get My Protein?

4 YEARS AND 5 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

This blog post surrounds a common question that I encounter when telling people about protein in my plant-based diet. The most common question is “Where do you get your protein?” Nearly five years ago before I had type 1 diabetes (T1D), I would have … Read more

15 Ways to Detox Your Home

4 YEARS AND 4 MONTHS WITH NO MEDICATION OR INSULIN INJECTIONS AS A TYPE 1 DIABETIC

My April blog post has to do with a lot of things that I know little about.  My area of expertise really involves managing type 1 diabetes without the use of medication. I realize there are countless factors that affect my blood sugar, but … Read more

Green Smoothie Girl

When I first started my plant-based diet journey years ago, the initial research that I uncovered mostly surrounded its positive effects on diabetics. Over the past few years, I continue to hear more and more about people curing all sorts of diseases after changing their lifestyle to a plant-based diet.

My blog is mostly geared towards type 1 diabetics … Read more

Plant Based Diet MVP Style

NFL Playoff Time!

Well, the Pittsburgh Steelers just lost today to the Jackson Jaguars, so I had to rewrite this intro to my blog post. I thought it was going to be another Steelers / Patriots AFC championship, but that came to an abrupt halt this afternoon.

Being a Pittsburgh native, I have been fortunate to see 2 Super Bowl … Read more

Blood Sugar Predictability = Less Stress

When I was first diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (“T1D”) about 4 years ago, it was very stressful having to see my blood sugars swing up and down. My initial A1c test was 6.7 which is essentially an average blood sugar of 146 (most non-diabetics are around 85). I remember initially being in denial thinking that I may not really … Read more

Guest Blog Post – My Wife!

Hello everyone, I have a special treat for you! My wife will be doing my first ever guest blog post. As a type 1 diabetic that has been off medication for going on 4 years, my wife has been a big supporter of my efforts and instrumental to my mission to stay medication free.

What she has to deal with … Read more