Monthly Archives: April 2014

My Fear of Hypoglycemia

Do you have a fear of hypoglycemia?  I’ve been type 1 diabetic for 44 years now.  I can’t possibly count how many hypos I’ve had.  I’ve survived hypo seizures that should have killed me.  You’d think that after 44 years … Continue reading

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Hands on HbA1c Teaching Model

Every once in a while I see a diabetes related crowd funding campaign that catches my attention.  The latest is a campaign for a small team of people who want to get a live hands on model of a gycated … Continue reading

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The Costs of Diabetes Innovation #notjustagadget

Recently on the New York Times website, reporter Elisabeth Rosenthal wrote an article titled “Even Small Medical Advances Can Mean Big Jumps in Bills”.  This article paints a well painted picture of the rising costs of diabetes innovation, and diabetes … Continue reading

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I’m A “Diabetic” And That’s Ok

Something I’ve never understood in the diabetic online community (#doc), is the negativity surrounding the use of the word “diabetic”.  Many in the #doc have an extreme negative perception of that word.  My guest blogging is usually edited to remove … Continue reading

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JDRF Quad Cities Walk to Cure Diabetes 2014 – Niabi Zoo

This will be my 4th year participating in the JDRF Quad Cities Walk to Cure Diabetes at Niabi Zoo.  The walk is on May 3rd, 2014 this year.  If you would like to walk with us at Niabi Zoo this year, … Continue reading

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