Desert Dingos

dLifeTV Show 166


Highlights: Crossing the Baja desert with diabetes and a souped-up Beetle; a visit to a heart specialist; and low-carb party food with Chef Michel Nischan. Plus, diabetes stole her sight but gave her artistic vision. And pop star Nick Jonas reveals the challenges of performing and living with diabetes.

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An Important Note for viewers with Celiac Disease:
Although lower in gluten than wheat, spelt is not gluten-free and therefore should not be consumed by anyone with celiac disease.

Last Modified Date: November 27, 2012

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by Nicole Purcell
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...