5 Favorite Green Beauty Moisturizers

In college my two besties used homemade deodorant and I never gave it much thought as to why they did. Fast forward several years when a colleague shared with me the Environmental Working Group‘s website and I was confronted with how major corporations add toxic chemicals to personal care and household products. I was floored and angry.  I immediately started making my own laundry detergent, deodorant, window cleaner, and various other products. At that time, being natural/green was still largely reserved for earthy types, so I descended upon all the blogs to try new concoctions and recipes. Continue reading 5 Favorite Green Beauty Moisturizers

Autoimmune Disease: July Roundup of Medical Literature

This article is part of a monthly series dedicated to highlighting current trends in autoimmune disease research.  My aim is to understand how research findings may affect future research, treatment advances, and technology solutions. 

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Advice I Wish I Received About Diabetes Management

 

“SMALL NUMBERS, SMALL MISTAKES. LARGE NUMBERS, LARGE MISTAKES.” – DR. RICHARD BERNSTEIN

Almost four years into my journey with type 1 diabetes, I sit back and question why my medical team did not rely Dr. Bernstein’s message to me early on – from day one. I’ve had to seek out information and resources that, for instance, taught me to modify my diet to include a small intake of carbohydrates. This shift made a huge impact in my day-to-day T1D management.

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Autoimmune Disease: June Roundup of Medical Literature

This article is part of a monthly series dedicated to highlighting current trends in autoimmune disease research.  My aim is to understand how research findings may effect future research, treatment advances, and technology solutions. 

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