Category Archive: Diabetes

Apr 20

Input from Crossfit Owner, Low Carber Managing his Type 1 Diabetes – @Type1CrossFit

I had the pleasure in the last year to cross paths with Eric Pelletier, thanks to social media, and am thankful to see someone also living with type 1 diabetes and not being afraid to push their themselves physically and mentally to be in the best care of their ability. Today’s post captures an interview …

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Mar 14

As If We Are Scientiest

Ever since I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 8 years old in 1992 I began to learn and understand that my activity, food choices, and mental health all had an impact on my diabetes, or what we check multiple times a day, my blood sugar. Can it get frustrating? Yes; …

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Jan 08

Charity Event Feb 24th, Chicago, IL – #JDRF #T1DM

More details will be available soon on www.JDRFIllinois.org, along with ticket sales! If you have anything to donate, please contact me at Kelly@PaleoInfused.com to coordinate. Cheers to you and good health! And doing good in the world!

Nov 21

Clean, REAL Food Desserts

I wish I could claim these awesome, paleo and diabetic-friendly desserts, but they were both basically spoon-fed to me and I could not get enough. Enjoy. Gobble, gobble. Pumpkin “Ice-Cream” 2 Bananas, frozen 1/2 c. Pumpkin purée (good on you if you roast and puree your own. However, we realize that is not always realistic) 1/4 c. Almond milk, coconut milk, …

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Oct 16

Type 1 Diabetes Paired With a Paleo Diet

I have three main purposes for my website and one is to help educate consumers on the connection between nutrition and health, secondly to describe the philosophy of my counseling services to potential patients to distinguish it from other dietitians/nutritionists and thirdly, to act as a portal for people with type 1 diabetes and those interested in the care for …

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Aug 04

5 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin

If you have been following my tweets you may well know my recent love for pumpkin. It. Is.Amazing. Certainly satisfies any taste and easy on the blood sugars. A few ideas for pumpkin include: 1.Pumpkin Soup  – First peel an pumpkin, cube and then roast in the oven. Once tender blend together ingredients such as cinnamon, nutmeg, coconut milk, …

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Jul 05

An Image of Health

I will never forget when my good friend’s mom approached me (two plus years ago) at her wedding shower and said, “Kelly you are just the image of health.” Me, in my mind thinking, “really, do you know what my A1C looks like?!” But instead, replied to such a compliment with pleasure. It was really …

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Jun 11

Positive results from first human clinical trials of a first-generation artificial pancreas system

WEST CHESTER, Pa., June 11, 2012 – Results from the first feasibility study of an advanced first-generation artificial pancreas system were presented today at the 72nd Annual American Diabetes Association Meeting in Philadelphia. Findings from the study indicated that the Hypoglycemia-Hyperglycemia Minimizer (HHM) System was able to automatically predict a rise and fall in blood …

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Jun 11

Do You Know Someone With Diabetes?

Last week I recieved a touching email from a friend who is taking on the biggest initiative I have ever known someone to do who does not have diabetes. Thank you Steph for taking on this challenge and raising money for diabetes research, including the JDRF. If this story touches you, feel free to donate …

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May 08

Alternative Health

Perhaps “alternative medicine” is a better term since health is such a loose word, but medicine seems so intimidating and foreign. Most recently I have been surrounding myself in some new practices – acupuncture, Chinese herbs and meditation. All of them have been great, especially since my glass is currently spilling over with stress while we …

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