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Jen: Happiness Is Knowing the Right
Carb Count!

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When it comes to special occasion foods, I find that if I make them myself, know the ingredients, and weigh them on my scale ahead of time, I can keep James' blood sugar in a much better range.

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Kim: Eating Well With Type 1

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Planning ahead helps us find the right balance of providing foods that are both good for blood sugar numbers as well as healthy for the whole family.

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Kim: "She's the Slowest Eater."

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I have come up with a few ideas to help Kaitlyn talk to others about type 1 diabetes and feel confident at the same time.

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Valentine's Day Treats

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Everywhere you turn this month, there are boxes of chocolates, conversation hearts and other cutesy confections lurking about. Alternative Valentine's Day sweets are a great solution for children with type 1 diabetes – find ideas here.

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People in the Know: Going Vegetarian/Vegan

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Find tips on how children with type 1 diabetes can stay healthy on vegan or vegetarian diets.

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Jen: My Picky Eater Tries New Food!

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I still remember the time I came home from my graduate classes and discovered that James had tried both spinach and potatoes, and what's more, he LIKED them.

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Enjoy Delicious Spring Fruits and Veggies!

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Melissa Joy Dobbins, registered dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, offers these tips for making the most of spring's bounty.

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Kim: Mmmmm… Strawberry Time!

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When we focus on having all the best produce of the season in our house, it makes eating fruits and vegetables less of a chore, and instead something we really enjoy.

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People in the Know: Easy Alternatives to Packaged Snacks

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Find tips on preparing healthy snacks for children with type 1 diabetes.

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No-Cook, Carb-Counted Summer Recipes

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Two top chefs' favorite healthy, family-friendly, summertime recipes, along with carb counts and nutrition info.

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