Monthly Archives: September 2013

FREE Glucose Buddy Review

Glucose Buddy is a FREE diabetes logbook for Android that allows you to record your blood sugar, insulin bolus, carbs intake, and exercise.  I’ve never been one to record anything in log book, because my pump and meter stores my … Continue reading

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My UnityPoint – Follow My Health

UnityPoint Health is one of the local healthcare organizations in the Quad Cities area of Iowa and Illinois where I live.  Recently, I changed healthcare providers and moved from an endocrinologist to a nurse practitioner.  I’m thrilled with the nurse … Continue reading

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Happy Blue Friday . . . the 13th!

I started Blue Friday the 13th by working on a project to organize a local adult type 1 community.  Then I got all decked out in blazing blue for blue friday the 13th.  Even my underwear was blue!  *grin*  Do you … Continue reading

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Do you name your diabetes devices?

A lot of T1D’s in the diabetes online community have names for their diabetes devices.  I’ve always wanted cool names for my devices, and recently I’ve had some time to think about it, and I’ve come up with appropriate names. … Continue reading

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20 Facts About Me Tag

This blog has nothing to do with diabetes, but may help you get to know me, Rich the Diabetic,  a little better.  I just read the blog of “allthingscherise” on Tumblr, and the last line of the blog was a … Continue reading

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Update: My New Nurse Practitioner Is Amazing!

Today I went to my first appointment with the nurse practitioner that my Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) recommended to replace my old endocrinologist.  It was a little creepy at first, because her office is right across the hall from his … Continue reading

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Dumping My Endo For A Nurse Practitioner

Do you go to a nurse practitioner specializing in diabetes care instead of an endocrynologist? I live in an area in the midwest, where medical care is literally scary, so I’m dumping my endo for a nurse practitioner.  This area … Continue reading

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