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JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional

Raleigh, North Carolina
I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1995 at the age of 19.  I use an insulin pump and rarely disconnect, even during physical activities -- don't worry, I've destroyed a couple of pumps... Though I write and include a lot of details about my diabetes or d-related information, in my... Full Bio
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Soon... by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I know I've been MIA for a while... Be patient.  I'll be back soon enough, I promise! Take care --J Read on »
It's that season!!!  Time to s ... by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking It's that season!!!  Time to start off the 2011 JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes cycling calendar again!!! Last year, the JDRF Ride program raised more than $4 million dollars ... Read on »
Islet Cell Transplant Clinical Trials by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking So earlier in the week I wrote a little on my thoughts about the current funding plans of JDRF and the response discussions that had been going on last week.  This morning I ... Read on »
Upcoming Adventures for the Cure Events by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Adventures for the Cure (AFC) is gearing up for the upcoming events that the team is hosting this year.  AFC is a 501c3 charity and USA registered cycling club that boasts ... Read on »
Research with Team Type 1 by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking You may not have seen this yet, so getting the video out there.  Good luck to Joe, Phil, and the rest of the team divisions in the 2011 season! Take care --J Read on »
A Big Picture by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking It's been a little over a week since the JDRF interview from DiaTribe caused a stir in the Type1 diabetes community.  Lots of people got upset.  Some supported the changes ... Read on »
2/3 by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Today is 2/3... 2011.  Last year on 2/6/2010 I found out that Jesse Alswager had passed three days earlier as I was making another attempt on Mt Washington in winter.  Jesse ... Read on »
Holy Gone Until World Diabetes Month... by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking NOVEMBER!!!  ARE YOU SERIOUS?!?!?!?!?!?     It's called life.  Diabetes or not, sometimes things come along fast and priorities have to take precedent.  I've missed writ ... Read on »
Insulin-On-Board Calculations by Pumps by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Many of us are use to seeing insulin pumps with "insulin-on-board"... the amount of insulin that's already been delivered and in your system from meals and b-g corrections.  ... Read on »
2010 JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes Jersey by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking And here it is!!!  There's only 1 way to get your 2010 JDRF Ride to Cure jersey... sign up & RIDE!!! (click on the image to see the front & back) Read on »
TRX by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I've become a big fan... along with many others @ Group Fitness on campus. Read on »
JDRF 2010 Ride To Cure Diabetes Video by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Any of these Rides are something everyone should do...  Read on »
Symilin: An Under Utilized Tool for Diabetes by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Gary Scheiner gives some great insight into what he essentially refers to as an under-utilized tool for diabetes:  Symilin.  Symilin has been around for years.  For those of ... Read on »
An Article on Announced Partnerships for JDRF and the Future of Type 1 by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking A good article on some of the new partnerships between JDRF, Animas, and BD.  Thought you might like to see some of the "things" coming down the pipe in the near future.  ... Read on »
Does Having Diabetes Mean You Are Disabled? by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking This is an interesting question to which anyone could, should, and would answer "yes... at least sort of".  Does having diabetes mean you are disabled? An article b ... Read on »
New Hampshire 2010 by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking As the Mid-Atlantic was getting pounded by snow storms, some friends and I were in New Hampshire spending our days ice climbing and playing on Mount Washington and the surro ... Read on »
Still A Bit of a Runner by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking No sooner did New Year's pass than Liz & I packed up and headed down to Orlando, FL.  A seemingly good choice for the beginning of January. Well, we'll get to that...  Why O ... Read on »
A Re-evaluation of an Evaluation by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking WOW!  January 2010 is already over and I'm still writing this piece. Actually this has just been sitting here in my drafts and I've had a note that I needed to write.  Now o ... Read on »
It's the middle of Feb? Seriously??? by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I've had "write blog entries" on my tasklist now for, oh.... 5+ weeks.  Punched it up about 2 weeks ago and realized I hadn't finished my "Review of 2009" yet.  Wow!  I beli ... Read on »
And Away We Go! by JimmyD-Tau1061 Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking '09 is over and a new year has begun.  Wow!  Could that be much more action packed?  Lots of things came and went.  Lots of new experiences... some fun, some difficult, but ... Read on »