I thought a good post would be to talk about the laundry list of problems that dairy products (i.e. cow’s milk, cow’s milk based yogurt and cheese) can cause . Before I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (“T1D”) in 2014, dairy products were staple of my diet including cow’s milk in my cereal for breakfast, a yogurt everyday and … Read more
I wanted to create a blog post that could try and help parents with type 1 diabetic children, or also known as juvenile diabetes. It’s one thing to hear of other adults with T1D, but I feel so much worse every time I hear of a new child becoming diagnosed with the disease.
My Heart Goes Out to Parents of… Read more
There is no doubt that diet has the most significant influence on my body in my effort to stay off of medication as a Type 1 Diabetic (officially just passed 2.5 years no meds!). However, I personally believe one has to watch other lifestyle and environmental factors as well in order to optimize their health and limit toxins.
I … Read more
Each June, I have my annual visit with my endocrinologist. For those who may not know, endocrinologists are the specialist doctors that diabetics typically go to once they are officially diagnosed with the disease.
I thought an interesting blog post would be to describe what my visits are like considering I’m a type 1 diabetic (“T1D”) living medication free for … Read more
My May 2016 blog post is going to center around the pros & cons of managing type 1 diabetes (“T1D”) without medication. As I’m sure you are aware, I’m a strong proponent of a more naturalistic approach to managing disease, however, I realize this may not be realistic for all.
The Elusive Search for Like Minded T1Ds
Since I … Read more
My April 2016 blog post is going to describe my general thoughts on the medical community and other haters of my cause. My experience with doctors as a non-insulin T1D has not been the most pleasant, but I do have much respect for the medical community as a whole.
I divided my blog post in 3 sections…the good, the bad … Read more
Exercise: Critical for Type 1 Diabetics
This blog post is going to describe how exercise plays a key role in my ability to manage Type 1 Diabetes without medication. Before I jump into my exercise routine, I wanted to share with you my most recent blood sugar test results.
My Most Recent A1c Test
Every 3 months I get an … Read more
Success Stories – Cured Type 1 Diabetics
My first couple posts outlined my story as a type 1 diabetic (“T1D”) and my daily diet that has helped me stay off of medication for over two years. A natural progression for my next blog would be to list the key resources that I used to educate myself on natural alternatives to … Read more
Raw Plant-Based Diet is the Key
For my second blog post, I thought it would be a good idea to just lay out what my diet is. After all, any T1D interested in staying off medication will be mostly interested in this topic. I will discuss in more detail below, but I predominately eat a raw plant-based diet. When I … Read more
Hello everyone! This is my first blog. I am a 34 year guy from Pittsburgh with Type 1 diabetes. I wanted to use this first blog to provide a summary of my background and what my purpose is for blogging. I anticipate doing a monthly blog around the 15th of every month. This blog runs a little long, but … Read more