My Diabetes Inklings

mySugr Academy – Diabetes education made fun

A couple of weeks ago, my clever and amazing friends from mySugr launched a new platform for people with diabetes called mySugr Academy. Currently this online educational program is only available for people with type 2 diabetes, but hang on tight as they’re currently working on a curriculum for those with type 1 diabetes too.

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My Diabetes Inklings

I am not a diabetic…

Diabetes is a big part of who I am, but it’s not the only thing about me. This is why each time I hear the word diabetic I cringe, as it defines the person by the condition they live with. As part of National Diabetes month, Oscar Insurance, a health insurance provider for New York and New Jersey, is raising awareness by inviting the Diabetes Online Community to share who they are and what they do while managing their diabetes. So here’s a little bit about me…

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My Diabetes Inklings

Exercise Is Never A Waste Of Time

Often during exercise I’m not sure if the symptoms I’m feeling are from the workout or from a hypo. Having a hypo during or after a workout can be really demoralising. Imagine you’ve just slogged your guts out, but you now have to eat the amount calories than you’ve just burned (probably more) to treat a hypo. It feels like a wasted workout. But is it really?

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