Past Episode Guide 2012

One family shares how diabetes has brought them closer together; from the dLife kitchen, a tasty baked treat — sugar free cheesecake; and Jim Turner shares his low blood glucose experience while dreaming; and Nat Strand, type 1 since 12, shares her journey around the globe to conquer television's Amazing Race.
 
Professional snowboarder Sean Busby teaches smart diabetes on the slopes; from the dLife kitchen, a low carb comfort food classic — chili; plus, Jim Turner examines the wild world of competitive eating; and Kimberly Ross, founder of SafeSittings, shares solutions on the challenges of babysitting and diabetes.
 
Patti LaBelle shares how she got diabetes under control; Chef Michel Nischan shares tips on cooking with flour in the dLife kitchen; Jim Turner talks frankly about using the "diabetes card;" and Lynn Prowitt shares how best to shop the cereal aisle.
 
Rocker Bret Michaels talks candidly about partying with diabetes; Dr. Stuart Brink gives tips to stay safe when you choose to drink; and delicious low carb appetizers that will be the life of any party.
 
One of the country's largest health organizations conducts a groundbreaking study on how media can improve diabetes control. Also, how hormones help and hinder diabetes.
 
dLife follows psychologist, filmmaker, and type 1 adventurer Dr. Jonny White as he travels down the coast of Africa by bicycle. Also, the story on nighttime eating syndrome; Dr. Nat Strand with shoe shopping tips; and Jim Turner swaps low stories.
 
November 18, 2012
Guitar rock legend Leslie West shares his struggles with diabetes; dLife profiles world-renowned street artist Shepherd Fairey; and Jim Turner returns with more man on the street interviews.
 
November 11, 2012
dLife profiles Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Sam Fuld and his camp for kids with diabetes. Also, a return to the supermarket for great ways to satisfy your sweet tooth without spiking your blood sugar.
 
November 4, 2012
From glucose tabs to used test strips, Jim Turner hits the street to find out what's in your diabetes kit. And the personal journey of a woman who is living well with diabetes and neuropathy. Plus, Dr. Nat Strand answers your questions and a trip to the dLife kitchen.
 
October 28, 2012
Top Chef champ Sam Talbot dishes on his new cookbook and some tasty, low-carb surprises. Plus, expert advice from a pharmacist on medication safety, and a trip to the grocery store for bread shopping tips.
 
October 21, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
October 14, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
October 7, 2012
Champion cross-country skier Kris Freeman faces his demons in the Olympics; expert tips for drugstore diabetes shopping; and Jim Turner asks spouses how they deal with diabetes challenges.
 
September 30, 2012
dLife talks to the experts about how personality type can affect your diabetes control. Plus, blind stunt bike rider Matt Gilman; Dr. Nat Strand answers coffee questions; and Chef Michel in the dLife kitchen.
 
September 23, 2012
Dr. Johnny White explains why how you think about your diabetes may be the most important key in controlling it. Also, Jim Turner's devilish alter ego returns to crash a party, and Dr. Nat Strand talks animals and diabetes.
 
September 16, 2012
A new documentary explores the challenges of being a parent of a child with diabetes. Plus, tips for spotting hidden carbs, and Dr. Nat Strand answers viewer questions.
 
September 09, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
September 02, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
August 26, 2012
dLife visits Haiti on the two-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that continues to make diabetes a daily struggle. Special guests: Sean Penn, Petra Nemcova, and President Bill Clinton
 
August 19, 2012
dLife follows psychologist, filmmaker, and type 1 adventurer Dr. Jonny White as he travels down the coast of Africa by bicycle. Also, the story on nighttime eating syndrome; Dr. Nat Strand with shoe shopping tips; and Jim Turner swaps low stories.
 
August 12, 2012
dLife heads to Capitol Hill to visit the JDRF Children's Congress, and to see what progress diabetes advocates are making in Washington. Plus, Jim Turner asks: "What's the most insensitive thing someone has said about your diabetes?"
 
August 5, 2012
A look at diabetes nerve damage and treatments available to ease the pain. And Jim Turner gives a first-hand account of how it feels to have a blood sugar low.
 
July 29, 2012
Guitar rock legend Leslie West shares his struggles with diabetes; dLife profiles world-renowned street artist Shepherd Fairey; and Jim Turner returns with more man on the street interviews.
 
July 22, 2012
dLife profiles Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Sam Fuld and his camp for kids with diabetes. Also, a return to the supermarket for great ways to satisfy your sweet tooth without spiking your blood sugar.
 
July 15, 2012
Top Chef champ Sam Talbot dishes on his new cookbook and some tasty, low-carb surprises. Plus, expert advice from a pharmacist on medication safety, and a trip to the grocery store for bread shopping tips.
 
July 08, 2012
dLife explores the diabetes/depression connection. Plus, a healthy breakfast favorite in the dLife kitchen, and another amazing diabetes makeover.
 
July 01, 2012
One amazing type 1 woman shares her journey around the globe to conquer television's Amazing Race. Also, one man's journey to better control with insulin, and Jim Turner asks what you hate about diabetes. Special Guests: Dr. Nat Strand.
 
June 24, 2012
Champion cross-country skier Kris Freeman faces his demons in the Olympics; expert tips for drugstore diabetes shopping; and Jim Turner asks spouses how they deal with diabetes challenges.
 
June 17, 2012
dLife talks to the experts about how personality type can affect your diabetes control. Plus, blind stunt bike rider Matt Gilman; Dr. Nat Strand answers coffee questions; and Chef Michel in the dLife kitchen.
 
June 10, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
June 3, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
May 27, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
May 20, 2012
From glucose tabs to used test strips, Jim Turner hits the street to find out what's in your diabetes kit. And the personal journey of a woman who is living well with diabetes and neuropathy. Plus, Dr. Nat Strand answers your questions and a trip to the dLife kitchen.
 
May 13, 2012
dLife's Benno Schmidt reports on the controversial topic of medical alert tattoos, and gets inked himself. Plus, a look at how diabetes may impact memory, and how to keep yours sharp; and a low carb chocolate treat from the dLife kitchen.
 
May 6, 2012
Vietnam veterans who developed type 2 diabetes after exposure to Agent Orange recount their struggles. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan in the dLife kitchen with a cheesy veggie favorite, and Jim Turner in the dentist's chair.
 
April 29, 2012
Dr. Johnny White explains why how you think about your diabetes may be the most important key in controlling it. Also, Jim Turner's devilish alter ego returns to crash a party, and Dr. Nat Strand talks animals and diabetes.
 
April 22, 2012
A new documentary explores the challenges of being a parent of a child with diabetes. Plus, tips for spotting hidden carbs, and Dr. Nat Strand answers viewer questions.
 
April 15, 2012
dLife visits Haiti on the two-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that continues to make diabetes a daily struggle. Special guests: Sean Penn, Petra Nemcova, and President Bill Clinton
 
April 8, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
April 1, 2012
dLife goes behind the scenes on the set of a TV series that dramatizes diabetes, and does it right. Featuring actress Kim Delaney. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan with a fresh Asian twist on a healthy fish dish; and tips on what to look for on a lab report.
 
March 25, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
March 18, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
March 11, 2012
Topic: From the dLife vault. A visit to the examining room of world-renowned physician Dr. David Nathan. Plus, gastroparesis – could you have it? And who do you tell, and not tell, about your diabetes?
 
March 4, 2012 
Topic: From the dLife vault. dLife takes an in-depth look at how our national food supply affects obesity and diabetes, and how people with diabetes make smart choices today. Plus, great tips for everyday eating with diabetes.
 
February 26, 2012
Topic: From the dLife vault. Rocker Bret Michaels talks candidly about partying with diabetes; tips to stay safe when you chose to drink with Dr. Stuart Brink; and delicious low-carb appetizers that will be the life of any party.

February 19, 2012
Topic: From the dLife vault. Pilot Doug Cairns talks about his round-the-world trip with type 1 diabetes; what you need to know about diabetes rights and discrimination in the workplace; and great breakfast ideas.
 
February 12, 2012
No dLifeTV this week.
 
February 5, 2012

No dLifeTV this week.

January 29, 2012

No dLifeTV this week.

January 22, 2012

Topic: An Olympic legend shares his troubles with and inspiring triumphs over diabetes. Plus, a low carb Asian appetizer in the dLife kitchen, and a profile of MLB pro pitcher Brandon Morrow.

January 15, 2012

Topic: An American Idol shares her diabetes challenges on the road to fame, and Jim Turner hits the streets to talk about diabetes fears. Plus, a low carb salad with a sweet and sour twist in the dLife kitchen.

January 8, 2012

No dLifeTV this week.

January 1, 2012

No dLifeTV this week.

Last Modified Date: June 24, 2014

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by Nicole Purcell
Holidays are tricky, no? Between managing diabetes among massive amounts of junk food, managing stress to manage bloodsugar among (sometimes) massive amounts of family squabbling, shopping stress and the like, and trying to get enough sleep and exercise in the cold winter months - it's a lot to handle. So I've got a two tier plan to keep bloodsugars at bay this year. Tier one - diet and exercise. Typically, at this time of year I do what I call the nutrition and gym...