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Review: DMP – The Diabetes App for iOS and Android

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

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 minute with customizable, optional real-time alarms1 to alert users...

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 severe hypoglycemia. Here are some of the lessons...

What is your Work-Out Ritual? A Diabetics Perspective on Exercise

What is your exercise or work-out ritual? As an insulin dependant Type 2 diabetic, exercise has become a critical component of managing my diabetes and Crohn’s disease.  I run, hike, cycle, mountain bike,...

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 the most out of our continuous glucose monitoring...

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 am well acquainted with being prepared. From glucose...

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 transforms your Libre into a continuous glucose monitor by automatically...

Song: Harmonica tune Corona Corona (COVID-19) by Derek Hanlon

Enjoy the indie COVID-19 (coronavirus) influenced harmonica song "Corona Corona" by Derek Hanlon. A lot has changed in my community since the Province of Ontario declared a Declaration of Emergency on March 17,...

Mark is a foodie in training, photographer, Starbucks addict, runner, and single parent living outside of Toronto, Ontario. Living with Crohn’s Disease and Diabetes, life for this Transportation Planner and RPP can be an interesting mix.

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