Showing some love to her Brazilian fans, Divabetic’s Diva Inspiration for September, Taylor Swift gave a captivating performance in Rio de Janeiro. The “Mean” singer played a hit-laden set for the sold out crowd, and even invited some members of the audience to join her on stage. After the gig, Taylor headed out to a gourmet restaurant nearby where she signed autographs and posed for pictures with a few lucky fans.
In related news, Swift’s kiss off anthem “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” has topped the Billboard Singles chart for the third week in a row.
Did you know Taylor Swift‘s smash song “Fifteen” from the Fearless CD can actually help you manage your diabetes like a diva?! Yes, it’s true. Taylor’s hit can help remind you to use the ‘Rule of 15′ for treating low blood sugars.
If your blood glucose is 70 mg/dL (3.9mmol/L) or below, use the rule of 15 to treat hypoglycemia.
- Treat with 15 grams of carbohydrate
- Check blood glucose in 15 minutes
If your blood glucose is still less than 70mg/dL, eat another 15 grams of carbohydrate and re-check blood glucose in 15 minutes. Repeat as needed until blood glucose is in goal range.
These items contain 15 grams of carbohydrate: Glucose tablets (3 five-gram tablets or 4 gram tablets), Tube of glucose gel, 4 ounces fruit juice, 4 ounces sugar sweetened soda pop and/or 5 Life Savers.
Free Diabetes Podcast inspired by Taylor Swift features a frank, fashion forward discussion on a the shocking diet trend called ‘diabulimia’ that has young women living with type 1 diabetes skipping or shortchanging their insulin to lose weight and risk a coma and an early death. Plus, a Country Food Aisle Face-Off, Mother Your Diabetes tips, Dining Out With A Dietitian at BBQ, Makeover In An Minute advice and and our first ‘disaster film insipred Diabetes Numerology Game.
Meet Mr. Divabetic on his quest to glamorize good health at Divabetic – Makeover Your Diabetes outreach event in Philadelphia, PA, the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Expo in Pittsburgh, PA and the Taking Control Of Your Diabetes Conferences & Health Fairs in San Diego, CA and Austin, TX.
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