Living With Diabetes: (My) First Thanksgiving

I’ve mentioned this before, but one of the things that always struck me about the diabetics I’ve met since being diagnosed is how proprietary they can be about “their data”. I’m not sure why this was always such a surprise– if I’d given it any real thought then it would have been obvious why no … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: (My) First Thanksgiving

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Living With Diabetes: The Clinical Trial (Part 3)

My senses were on full alert in the two weeks after my first infusion. I was hyper-attuned to my body, noticing every sniffle, every yawn, every ache and pain.  If I sneezed, I immediately started thinking "side effect". If my stomach hurt, I began composing an email to the team at the Diabetes Center about … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: The Clinical Trial (Part 3)

Living With Diabetes: National Diabetes Month

It's National Diabetes Month! What are you planning for your family's annual Diabetes bash? Are your Diabetes Stockings hung by the chimney with care? Did you put your used glucose test strips under your pillow for the Diabetes Fairy? Have you been reading and re-reading all your kids' favorite Diabetes Fairy Tales, like "Twas The … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: National Diabetes Month