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You Tube Tuesday #247

We always have music playing in our home. Especially when we are cleaning up.

This kid knows exactly how to load the dishwasher! Sure it may take longer but it is so much better!



Double Duty! - You Tube Tuesday #246 & Best of the Betes Blogs!

Before we get to the posts with the mosts for the Month of October, I want you to check out this awesome video.

If you have diabetes join the Big Blue Test happening on World Diabetes Day! That's November 14th in case you didn't know. Join the test and Act On Diabetes!



And now it is time to read some awesome posts! Hopefully you know these writers but if not make sure you add these to your reading lists!



Best Use of Humor

Reyna had me laughing and blushing while reading this post. She warned me to look away but I just couldn't!

Beta Buddies


Best Vlog

For all of you who know about Simonpalooza and for those who don't, this post by Cara will bring you up to speed.

Every Day, Every Hour, Every Minute


Best Recipe

Perfection has been achieved in this post by Briley. Yum!



Best Use of Photography

Amy shows us how even with our camera phones we can help transport you to other places and experiences.

Life Between the Fingersticks


Best Advocacy

Victoria's post shows us that sometimes Advocacy is all about location. And this time, it was seat 12A.

Victoria Cumbow


Best Reference to a D-Celebrity 

Jess knows that in the DOC, Diet Soda Pop company's are definite celebrities!

Me and D


Best Story of a D Meet-up

Amber's post is a great example of how much blogging can connect others together.

Amber Cliff Notes


Best non-D Related Post

Penny's post brings tears to my eyes every time I read it or even tell others about it. Miracles happen every day.

A Sweet Grace


Best Post by a Type 1

Sometimes just going to a movie can spark some serious thoughts about our own D life like it did for Chris.

A Consequence of Hypoglycemia


Best Post by a Type 2

Reaching out to PWD's offline is a passion for so many. Bob gives us an idea of how to do it a different way.

T Minus Two 


Best Post by a Type Awesome

Caring for 3 kids with type 1 makes Meri a hero in my book even if Ann is no longer her middle name.

Our Diabetic Life


Best Post by a LADA/Type 1.5/Not otherwise specified

When Babs reflects back on the road she travelled we learn so much.

Bab's Blog


Best Story of a D-Mistake

Joanna has a story about a mistake that is magical!

Sweetnd Truth


Best Motivational Post

Kim reminds us that with diabetes so much is out of our control but our feelings are ours!

Texting My Pancreas



If you are one of the Best ‘Betes Blogs for this month and would like to add a badge to your blog, you can find the information for the badge below.

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Thank you to all who participated in making this July edition of the Best of the 'Betes Blogs so awesome! We could not have done it without you all!

Here is a list of all those who nominated BBB posts and those who were nominated. Go check them out!


1 Little Prick

Arnold and Me

Bad Pancreas

C's Life With D

Candy Hearts Blog

Dex and the City

The Diabetic's Corner Booth

Diabetically Speaking

The Girl With the Portable Pancreas

Houston... We Have a Problem

Jeff Mather's Dispatches

Justice's Misbehaving Pancreas

My Diabetic Heart

Moments of Wonderful

The Princess and the Pump

Six Until Me

Tales of Rachel

Tales of Swaging

This is Caleb

The Unapologetic Diabetic

Keep reading those blogs and when you come across a post that you want to make sure all the DOC reads, be sure to send a link to it to bestbetesblogs@gmail.com!


You Tube Tuesday #245

This kids reaction to Angry Birds is priceless!



You Tube Tuesday #244

November is diabetes awareness month and November 14th is World Diabetes Day. 

This video what was put together by the DSMA crew gives everyone a way to get involved and to raise awareness about diabetes.

Check it out and WEAR BLUE!



You Tube Tuesday #243

I am music lover as you know and this is one of the coolest videos I have seen in a while.

It's a history of lyrics that aren't really lyrics at all and wow, can this girl sing!