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D&D and Diabetes

I’m a fanboy of Diabetic Danica, and she’s always posting about the interesting situations in which she encounters and makes friends with new type 1 diabetics.  Tonight I had such an encounter while playing Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) with a new … Continue reading

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Diabetes Paranoia

This week, I’m on vacation visiting my lifelong friend Suzette in South Carolina.  Tonight she suggested calling her friend Amanda who has a boat, so we can go out on Lake Murray for a couple hours.  (They’re the cute ones … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Diabetes #dblogweek

There’s a lot of talk in the diatribe lately about mental health and diabetes.  I don’t actually relate to this, which kinda makes me feel like an outsider in the #doc?  You see, I don’t get depressed about my diabetes. … Continue reading

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Stumbling in the Dark – Poetry #dblogweek

So one morning a few weeks ago, as I woke up, the following poem spewed from my fog filled brain, recounting the night before.  I couldn’t find pen and paper fast enough, so I just blasted it into a Facebook … Continue reading

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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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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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Avocados – A Superfood For Diabetes

As a diabetic, I love AVOCADOS!  So why do I love avocados, and why are they so good for those with diabetes?  Well first, it’s all fat, and it’s all good for you.  It’s yummy like butter, except instead of … Continue reading

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My Best A1C Results In 43 Years Of Diabetes!!!

Last Thursday the 19th of December, 2013, I went to my follow-up appointment with my nurse practioner (NP) after having blood work done the previous week. I got lots of tests done, but was most eager to get my A1C … Continue reading

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December’s DSMA Blog Carnival

Per December’s DMSA blog carnival topic, today I’ll be reviewing 2013 as it relates to my diabetes.  So in January of 2013 I got serious about my blog and converted my free WordPress.com blog into a WordPress.org blog.  It started … Continue reading

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