Episode Guide 2009

 

dLifeTV 2009 Episode Guide

December 27, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: The life and legacy of the man who shattered baseball records and racial barriers, but struggled against diabetes Jackie Robinson. Also, a look at the language of diabetes; and the facts on an important womens health issue that could be affecting you.

Special Guests: Don Newcombe.

 

 

 
 

December 20, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: The story of a law enforcement veteran who faced down discrimination at the FBIand won. Then, a rising rap star explains her struggles with her dads diabetes, and getting up close and personal with your pancreas.

Special Guests: Jeff Kapche.

 

 

 
 

December 13, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Pop superstar Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers gets up close and personal about his diabetes life in an exclusive interview with dLife. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan has a low-carb twist on a breakfast classicthe pancake. And, your vision questions answered by Dr. David Marks.

Special Guests: Nick Jonas.

 

 

 
 

December 06, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Find out how testing in pairs can lead to surprising diabetes revelations. Also, Impossible Berry Pie in the dLife Kitchen, and a high-flying veteran Marine Corps flier who wont let diabetes keep him down. Then, Jim Turner talks about the essential diabetes tool everyone should have but few know about a glucagon kit.

Special Guests: Robert Stambovsky.

 

 

 
 

November 29, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Diabetes is the leading cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputation. Get the information you need to avoid becoming a statistic. Also, the latest advances in the artificial pancreas; your exercise questions answered by dLifes doctor on call; and a pro athlete whose face-off with diabetes happens on and off the ice.

Special Guests: Toby Peterson of the Dallas Stars

 

 

 
 

November 22, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Learn how diabetes can affect your memory and mental function, and how to reduce your risk. Plus, dLife goes back to school with a look at diabetes on the college campus; one womans amazing weight loss story; and a healthy steak dinner that wont break the bank.

Special Guests: Dr. Alan Jacobson

 

 

 
 

November 15, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: A special report on the global pandemic of diabetes; a pharmacist explains how your medicines can interact with your diabetes treatment; and dLifes doctor on call answers your questions about insulin and weight gain. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan with a crispy veggie taste treat.

Special Guests: Fran Kaufmann

 

 

 
 

November 8, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: From Facebook to forums, dLife takes a look at how online social networks are making a difference in diabetes health. Then, Chef Michel Nischan with low-carb chocolate cake and a dolphin trainer who doesnt jump through hoops for diabetes. Also, dLife investigates how some children have paid the ultimate price for their parents religious views.

Special Guests: Robin Cox

 

 

 
 

November 1, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Author, businessman, and star of the hit reality show Little People, Big World, Matt Roloff shares his dLife. Plus the answers to all of those embarrassing diabetes questions you were afraid to ask, and a mother who is trying hard to keep her young son from following in his grandfathers footsteps.

Special Guests: Matt Roloff

 

 

 
 

October 25, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: The amazing story of a man whose quest takes him through the frozen tundra of Alaska. Plus, step on stage with Jim Turner and his one-man diabetes show. And, Chef Michel Nischan shows us how to make the ultimate comfort foodmeat loafthe low carb way.

Special Guests: Bruce Linton

 

 

 
 

October 18, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: The life and legacy of the man who shattered baseball records and racial barriers, but struggled against diabetes Jackie Robinson. Also, a look at the language of diabetes; and the facts on an important womens health issue that could be affecting you.

Special Guests: Don Newcombe

 

 

 
 

October 11, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Pop superstar Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers gets up close and personal about his diabetes life in an exclusive interview with dLife. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan has a low-carb twist on a breakfast classicthe pancake. And, your vision questions answered by Dr. David Marks.

Special Guests: Nick Jonas

 

 

 
 

October 04, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Minding your manners over diabetes how to teach your friends and family boundaries that keep everyone happy. Then, Chef Michel Nischan serves up a diabetes-friendly Italian classic, and dLife visits Hardballs Chris Matthews.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

September 27, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: dLife helps sports fans win with the best food choices in the stadium, sports bar, and right at home. Plus, hear from the Centers for Disease Controls Ann Albright, a major player in the governments effort to combat diabetes. And in the dLife kitchen: a delicious one-pot chicken dish.

Special Guests: Lynn Prowitt-Smith

 

 

 
 

September 20, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Were facing the toughest economic times in decades, and those with diabetes can be hit especially hard. Well have one familys story. Plus, find out how to get the most out of your health insurance benefits. And Chef Michel Nischan prepares a low-carb seafood dish just bursting with nutrientsand flavor!

Special Guests: Stewert Perry

 

 

 
 

September 13, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Diabetes is the leading cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputation. Get the information you need to avoid becoming a statistic. Also, the latest advances in the artificial pancreas; your exercise questions answered by dLifes doctor on call; and a pro athlete whose face-off with diabetes happens on and off the ice.

Special Guests: Toby Peterson of the Dallas Stars

 

 

 
 

September 6, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Find out about a little-known complication that affects over 10 percent of people with diabetes are you at risk? Plus, a mouthwatering Barbeque Brisket thats inexpensive and easy to make; listening in on kids talking about diabetes; and a look at how to handle the diabetes police.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

August 30, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Learn how diabetes can affect your memory and mental function, and how to reduce your risk. Plus, dLife goes back to school with a look at diabetes on the college campus; one womans amazing weight loss story; and a healthy steak dinner that wont break the bank.

Special Guests: Dr. Alan Jacobson

 

 

 
 

August 23, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: A special report on the global pandemic of diabetes; a pharmacist explains how your medicines can interact with your diabetes treatment; and dLifes doctor on call answers your questions about insulin and weight gain. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan with a crispy veggie taste treat.

Special Guests: Fran Kaufmann

 

 

 
 

August 16, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: From Facebook to forums, dLife takes a look at how online social networks are making a difference in diabetes health. Then, Chef Michel Nischan with low-carb chocolate cake and a dolphin trainer who doesnt jump through hoops for diabetes. Also, dLife investigates how some children have paid the ultimate price for their parents religious views.

Special Guests: Jeff Kapche, Robin Cox

 

 

 
 

August 9, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Author, businessman, and star of the hit reality show Little People, Big World, Matt Roloff shares his dLife. Plus the answers to all of those embarrassing diabetes questions you were afraid to ask, and a mother who is trying hard to keep her young son from following in his grandfathers footsteps.

Special Guests: Matt Roloff

 

 

 
 

August 2, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Find out how testing in pairs can lead to surprising diabetes revelations. Also, Impossible Berry Pie in the dLife Kitchen, and a high-flying veteran Marine Corps flier who wont let diabetes keep him down. Then, Jim Turner talks about the essential diabetes tool everyone should have but few know about a glucagon kit.

Special Guests: Robert Stambovsky

 

 

 
 

July 26, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: The story of a law enforcement veteran who faced down discrimination at the FBIand won. Then, a rising rap star explains her struggles with her dads diabetes, and getting up close and personal with your pancreas. Also, dLifes doctor on call explains the ins and outs of alcohol.

Special Guests: Jeff Kapche

 

 

 
 

July 19, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Pop superstar Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers gets up close and personal about his diabetes life in an exclusive interview with dLife. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan has a low-carb twist on a breakfast classicthe pancake. And, your vision questions answered by Dr. David Marks.

Special Guests: Nick Jonas

 

 

 
 

July 12, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: dLife helps sports fans win with the best food choices in the stadium, sports bar, and right at home. Plus, hear from the Centers for Disease Controls Ann Albright, a major player in the governments effort to combat diabetes. And in the dLife kitchen: a delicious one-pot chicken dish.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

July 05, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: dLife investigates diabetes care in Americas prisons and jails. And, more Real People, Real stories as we visit a woman who has a high flying way of staying fit and in control. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan gives a comfort food favorite meatloaf a low-carb makeover.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

June 28, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Dogs and cats get diabetes, too. A veterinarian explains how to recognize, and treat, diabetes in your pet. Plus, driving with diabetes do you know what you need to do before you get behind the wheel. And Jim Turner admits that when it comes to his health, he just isnt perfect.

Special Guests: Bob Schieffer

 

 

 
 

June 21, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: dLife visits journalist Bob Schieffer to find out how he faces the nation each week with diabetes. And a high flying airline employee shows us what its like to stay healthy at 20,000 feet. Plus, amazing triathletes with diabetes and Jim Turner on the fears we face.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

June 14, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Teenagers talk frankly about their personal diabetes challenges. Plus, young women who manipulate insulin to lose weight the dangerous practice of diabulimia. And, Leave it to Beavers Jerry Mathers opens up about his diabetes life.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

June 7, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Were facing the toughest economic times in decades, and those with diabetes can be hit especially hard. Well have one familys story. Plus, find out how to get the most out of your health insurance benefits. And Chef Michel Nischan prepares a low-carb seafood dish just bursting with nutrientsand flavor!

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

May 31, 2009

 

 

 

Topics:Find out how Denver Bronco Quarterback Jay Cutler is tackling diabetes both on and off the field. And a trip to the hospital, where dLife asks the important questions about diabetes care during hospital stays. Plus, meet a couple that did everything togetherincluding diabetes.

Special Guests: Denver Bronco Quarterback Jay Cutler.

 

 

 
 

May24, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: An inspired educator who took diabetes care on the road in her own RV; low-carb creations kids will eat and enjoy; and the secret world of diabetes in Hollywood.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

May 17, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Minding your manners over diabetes how to teach your friends and family boundaries that keep everyone happy. Then, Chef Michel Nischan serves up a diabetes-friendly Italian classic, and dLife visits Hardballs Chris Matthews.

Special Guests: Dr. William Polonsky.

 

 

 
 

May 10, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: The amazing story of a man whose quest takes him through the frozen tundra of Alaska. Plus, step on stage with Jim Turner and his one-man diabetes show. And, Chef Michel Nischan shows us how to make the ultimate comfort foodmeat loafthe low carb way.

Special Guests: Bruce Linton.

 

 

 
 

May 3, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Professional snowboarder Sean Busby teaches smart diabetes management on the slopes; little-known diabetes complications and physical therapy fixes; and a cheesy, family-pleasing casserole from the dLife kitchen. Plus, dining out disappointments with dLifes Jim Turner.

Special Guests: Sean Busby.

 

 

 
 

April 26, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Experts explain how to prevent and treat problems with your largest organ your skin. Then, satisfy your sweet tooth with sugar-free cheesecake in the dLife kitchen. Also, Jim Turner follows up on the diabetes life of Major League Baseballs Dmitri Young.

Special Guests: Dmitri Young.

 

 

 
 

April 19, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Find out how testing in pairs can lead to surprising diabetes revelations. Also, Impossible Berry Pie in the dLife Kitchen, and a high-flying veteran Marine Corps flier who wont let diabetes keep him down. Then, Jim Turner talks about the essential diabetes tool everyone should have but few know about a glucagon kit.

Special Guests: Robert Stambovsky.

 

 

 
 

April 12, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Is your doctor targeting the right blood glucose value for you? dLife looks at the debate behind long-term blood sugar goals. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan makes a mock mac and cheese that cuts the carbs but not the flavor. And, take a ride on the open road with a grandmother who doesnt let diabetes stand in the way of her passion for motorcycles.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

April 5, 2009

 

 

 

Topics: Author, businessman, and star of the hit reality show Little People, Big World, Matt Roloff shares his dLife. Plus the answers to all of those embarrassing diabetes questions you were afraid to ask, and a mother who is trying hard to keep her young son from following in his grandfathers footsteps.

Special Guests:Matt Roloff

 

 

 
 

March 29, 2009

 

Topics: dLife helps sports fans win with the best food choices in the stadium, sports bar, and right at home. Plus, hear from the Centers for Disease Controls Ann Albright, a major player in the governments effort to combat diabetes. And in the dLife kitchen: a delicious one-pot chicken dish.
Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

March 22, 2009

 

 

Topics: Dogs and cats get diabetes, too. A veterinarian explains how to recognize, and treat, diabetes in your pet. Plus, driving with diabetes do you know what you need to do before you get behind the wheel. And Jim Turner admits that when it comes to his health, he just isnt perfect.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

March 15, 2009

 

 

Topics: Find out about a little-known complication that affects over 10 percent of people with diabetesare you at risk? Plus, a mouthwatering Barbecue Brisket thats inexpensive and easy to make; listening in on kids talking about diabetes; and a look at how to handle the diabetes police.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

March 8, 2009

 

 

Topics: dLife visits journalist Bob Schieffer to find out how he faces the nation each week with diabetes. And a high flying airline employee shows us what its like to stay healthy at 20,000 feet. Plus, amazing triathletes with diabetes and Jim Turner on the fears we face.

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

March 1, 2009

 

 

Topics: Were facing the toughest economic times in decades, and those with diabetes can be hit especially hard. Well have one familys story. Plus, find out how to get the most out of your health insurance benefits. And Chef Michel Nischan prepares a low-carb seafood dish just bursting with nutrientsand flavor!

Special Guests:

 

 

 
 

February 22, 2009

 

 

Topics: Follow dLife as we travel to Guatemala and learn how to handle the challenges of managing diabetes on the move and far from home. Then, an American Idol finalist gives a very special concert, and Chef Michel Nischan creates grill-friendly chicken kabobs.

Special Guests: Kevin Covais.

 

 

 
 

February 15, 2009

 

Topics: Find out how Denver Bronco Quarterback Jay Cutler is tackling diabetes both on and off the field. And a trip to the hospital, where dLife asks the important questions about diabetes care during hospital stays. Plus, meet a couple that did everything togetherincluding diabetes.
Special Guests: Denver Bronco Quarterback Jay Cutler

 

 

 
 

February 8, 2009

 

Topics: The amazing story of a man whose quest takes him through the frozen tundra of Alaska. Plus, step on stage with Jim Turner and his one-man diabetes show. And, Chef Michel Nischan shows us how to make the ultimate comfort foodmeat loafthe low carb way.

Special Guests: Bruce Linton.

 

 

 
 

February 1, 2009

 

 

Topics: dLife talked to Biggest Loser Erik Chopin and the experts, to find out more about weight loss challenges and success strategies for people with type 2. Plus, a senior who discovered weight lifting is a big benefit to his diabetes control. And dLifes Jim Turner speaks out on why marijuana and diabetes dont mix (parental discretion advised).

Special Guests: Erik Chopin.

 

 

 
 

January 25, 2009

 

 

Topics: The states of diabetes care in America are we making the grade? Plus, diabetes education in a beauty salon, and an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at diabetes advances at the National Institutes of Health.

Special Guests: Dr. Elias Zerhouni; Dr. Mary Vernon.

 

 

 
 

January 18, 2009

 

 

Topics: Sleep expert Dr. Michael Thorpy talks about sleep disorders associated with diabetes. And, why diabetes isnt easy, from people who know. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan shows us a low-carb, low-fat pizza that isnt missing any flavor!

Special Guests: Dr. Michael Thorpy; Chef Michel Nischan.

 

 

 
 

January 11, 2009

 

 

Topics: How tough love and a diabetes diagnosis pulled a troubled major league baseball player back from the brink and into the comeback story of the year. Plus, cooking with Chef Michel Nischan, and a New York City Ballet soloist who didnt let diabetes stop her on or off the stage.

Special Guests: Chef Michel Nischan.

 

 

 
 

January 4, 2009

 

 

Topics: 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, the challenges, frustrations, and great tips for everyday eating with diabetes. And Chef Michel Nischan gives us a tasty, low-carb variation on a classic barbecue dish.

Special Guests: CDE Nancy Bennett.

 

 

 
 

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by Carey Potash
With Charlie home now for the summer and under Susanne’s watchful eye, you would think there’s no need for me to plug in NightScout at all. Why would I need to watch blood sugars while at work each day? What good would that do? The whole point of the thing was to be a second (or third) set of eyes when Charlie was at school or at a friend’s house or in Japan. BECAUSE I’M A CRAZY PERSON!!!!!!!!! That’s why. Watching Charlie’s numbers like...