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Making You Think | Social Media Page

Thank you for checking out our social media post.  Check out the entire content here for these articles and more on being active and my battles with diabetes, chronic disease, and Chrohn’s Disease.

Making You Think | Social Media Page

Thank you for checking out our social media post.  Check out the entire content here for these articles and more on being active and my battles with diabetes, chronic disease, and Chrohn’s Disease.

Calorie Counting – The Ultimate Guide to Achieving Your Weight Loss Goals

Is it possible to count calories?Are you having problems to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight? One of the most effective methods for...

Diabetes Non-Profit here to support Canadians

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2023 /CNW/ -Diabetes nonprofit, Beyond Type 1, is excited to announce their expansion into Canada with the launch...

Libre 3 Approved for Use in Canada

The exciting news diabetics have all been waiting for, Libre is coming to Canada! Abbott's Libre 3 CGM (continuous glucose monitor) was approved for...

Free Streaming Options to Replace Netflix

If you are looking for Canadian streaming options to replace Netflix, check out one of these free, or nearly free, services available to you....

Freestyle Libre Tips – Your Libre Falling Off, Try This!

The Freestyle Libre is a sensor that helps those with diabetes monitor their glucose levels. It is a painless and easy-to-use device that can...

How to Zwift run on any Treadmill

Did you know that your compatible Garmin watch is everything you need to Use Zwift virtual running on your treadmill?There are several Garmin...

How to add a GPX Club Route or Course to Garmin Edge and Forerunner Watch

Adding your weekly running or cycling club GOX route to your Garmin Edge or watch is an easy 9 step process. In this post...

5 Tips For Running During the Holiday Season

Our friends at Canadian Running have provided us with 5 great tips to to help balance your running and running training with your life...

Tips on how to Give and Earn Ride On’s in Zwift Cycling App

Here are the 4 easiest ways to give ride ons in the Zwift Cycling and Running App. Ride-on's are the virtual kudos or thumbs...

Hint: How to setup iPhone Focus Settings and Freestyle Libre on iOS 17

Not receiving FreeStyle alarms after upgrading to iOS 17 on your iPhone or iPad, check out these four tips from Abbott. The following...

The Diabetes App: New Desktop Version and Updated Application for 2021

Be sure to check out the new The Diabetes App (TDA). Congratulations to the TDA team on a one-year anniversary and the release...

Libre 2 Glucose Monitor Frequently Asked Questions about Abbott’s FreeStyle

Freestyle Libre 2 is now available in Canada and the United States. Here are some hints, tips, and all of your questions answered about...

Tips for Newly Diagnosed Individuals with Diabetes

Navigating the world of diabetes management can be overwhelming -- especially for those who have been recently diagnosed. Having diabetes means adjusting to a...

Proud to be working with Diabetes Canada | Lace Up Virtual 10K Event

This September, Diabetes Canada is rallying Canadians together to Lace Up to End Diabetes. A virtual 10K event - where you exercise, move, run,...

Discussing Hypoglycemia and Diabetes with Beyond Type 2

For those that visit my blog regularly, you have read countless words on the importance of good diabetes management and risk associated with insulin...

What are the Benefits of using a Dexcom G6 or Freestyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) for Diabetes Control?

What are the benefits of using a Dexcom G6 or Freestyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) to manage your Type 1 or Type 2...

Online Learning | Tools to make your learning from Home successful

As we approach the first anniversary of Covid-19 Lockdowns and remote learning. Here are some of the great tools, tips, and resources that...

Review: DMP – The Diabetes App for iOS and Android

One of the newest apps in our diabetes toolkit is TDA - The Diabetes App for iOS, Android, and your web browser. This post...

Freestyle Libre 2 Coming to Canada in 2021

Health Canada has approved an upgrade to the FreeStyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitoring System. The FreeStyle Libre 2 system continuously measures glucose data every...

Hypoglycemia and Type 2 Diabetes | Learning to be a better diabetic

One of the hardest lessons I have had to learn as being a diabetic was – how to manage hypoglycemia and the risks of...

What is your Workout Ritual? A Diabetics Perspective on Exercise

What is your exercise or workout ritual? As an insulin dependant Type 2 diabetic, exercise has become a critical component of managing my diabetes and...

Freestyle Libre | Official Learning Videos and Quick Tips

Abbott, the makers of the Freestyle Libre diabetes glucose monitoring system, has released a series of education and learning videos to help us get...

Cases, Patches, Stickers, and Diabetic Supplies for Dexcom G6

Here is a list of helpful diabetic accessories for your Dexcom G5 / G6 sensor, receiver, transmitter and system. As a Canadian diabetic, I...

Review: Ambrosia NightRider BluCon for Abbott Freestyle Libre CGM

This post is a review of the Ambrosia NightRider BluCon Bluetooth reader for the Abbott FreeStyle Libre Glucose System.The NightRider BluCon converts your...

What Training for the Under Armour Eastside 10K Reminded me About Myself

My running journey through injury and chronic illness and it's impact on my training for the Under Armour Eastside 10K Road race.

Repost: How Running Helped Mark Hanlon Take Control of Injury and Illness

As many of you know, I am a strong believer that despite our challenges, whether it is a chronic illness, injury, or simply time,...