2014 Coming Episodes Guide

January 5, 2014
dLife goes to Iowa where two brothers share diabetes, but disagree on how to manage it; Chef Michel Nischan shows how to make a delicious, whole chicken in the slow cooker; What's in your diabetes back up kit? Jim Turner finds out; Dr. Nat Strand gives helpful tips to help ease medication side effects.

January 12, 2014
dLife takes a visit to a diabetes summer camp; Chef Michel Nischan prepares a traditional onion soup that is sure to please; Jim Turner wants to know when you received your diabetes diagnosis; dLife gets expert tips for drugstore diabetes shopping.

January 19, 2014
Jim Turner asks real people living with diabetes if their spouse helps or hinders their diabetes health; Chef Michel Nischan shares his recipe for a flavorful chicken ranch salad; Jim Turner asks real people living with diabetes the most insensitive thing someone without diabetes has said to them; A look at how hormones help and hinder diabetes.

January 26, 2014
A new documentary explores the challenges of being a parent of a child with diabetes; Chef Michel Nischan gives a fresh Asian twist to a healthy dish; Jim Turner asks people living with diabetes if they hate the disease; dLife answers a question from the dLife mailbag about post-prandial numbers.

February 2, 2014
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.

February 9, 2014
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.

February 16, 2014
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.

February 23, 2014
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.

March 2, 2014
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 9, 2014
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.

March 16, 2014
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.

March 23, 2014
Meet Charlie O'Connell, a person with type 1 who has devoted his life to helping others achieve their fitness goals; From the dLife Kitchen, Chef Michel Nischan shares a delicious dish – Creole vegetables and chicken; Jim Turner takes us down memory lane as he revisits the day of his diabetes diagnosis; Jonny White shows us real people overcoming diabetes limitations.

March 30, 2014
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.

April 6, 2014
Dr. Stuart Weiss delves into the technology behind the latest diabetes meter devices; Jim Turner acts out one viewer's balcony mishap in Jim Turner's Diabetes Theatre and Lorena Drago takes us shopping for Hispanic food specialties that can help with blood glucose management.

April 13, 2014
Ben Gray shares a day in his diabetes life; from the dLife kitchen, a warm soup perfect for cold days — winter squash soup; Jim Turner teaches us the language of diabetes; and dLife visits an animal clinic to learn more about pets with diabetes.

April 20, 2014
Joy Pape RN, CDE answers your diabetes questions from the dLife mail; Chef Michel Nischan shows us a modern take on another Italian classic – chicken saltimbocca; Jim Turner and friends talk about diabetes and cravings; Joy Pape RN, CDE educates us on prediabetes.

April 27, 2014
Charlie O'Connell talks about exercise and the Dawn Effect; Chef Michel Nischan cooks up some grilled shrimp and eggplant; Jim Turner talks with other people living with diabetes about how every day is tough; Golfer Megan McGann shares her experience of living with diabetes.

Last Modified Date: March 28, 2014

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