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I've been living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 9 (that's been 38 years ago!) I want to make sure that I continue to be healthy and not suffer from the long term complications of this disease. I want to share my experiences of keeping my blood sugar in control, staying active and achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. I also want to be an example for those around me (especially my children) to live a healthy life. I believe its more important than ever to be an example to younger ...
I've been living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 9 (that's been 38 years ago!) I want to make sure that I continue to be healthy and not suffer from the long term complications of this disease. I want to share my experiences of keeping my blood sugar in control, staying active and achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. I also want to be an example for those around me (especially my children) to live a healthy life. I believe its more important than ever to be an example to younger generations that seem to be experiencing health problems at a younger and younger age.
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Member Since: 4/19/2006

SparkPoints: 11,446

Fitness Minutes: 3,383

My Goals:
Achieve and maintain a healthy weight, achieve and maintain an HbA1c of between 4.2 and 4.6, gain muscle through strength training and stay active.

Update: I ran my first 5K on October 27, 2007 in 33:16. See pic of me crossing the finish line in my photo gallery!

My Program:
I eat low carb, and also limit my protein intake to allow me to control my blood sugar as carbohydrate and protein are the 2 macro nutrients that effect my blood sugar. I take multiple daily injections of insulin. I exercise daily.

Personal Information:
Jennifer, age 47 from Kentucky, insulin dependent diabetic for 38 years, mom of 3
Andreana 23
Will 12
Ashtyn 10

And married to Paul for 15 years!

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MORTICIAADDAMS
5/13/2014 11:20:02 AM

Welcome to Smart Carbing!! Come join us on the forums!



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MOTTAMAMALOU
4/16/2014 3:56:52 PM

You have a beautiful family.



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