Monthly Archives: December 2014

Polar Bear Swim

On Christmas Eve last week, Alex from the pool and I went for a little swim in the Ashland Reservoir. We had hoped to do the same thing on New Year’s Day this year, but we were frozen out. Twelve … Continue reading

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Artisinal Data Visualization

While looking around the web for interesting ways to visualize diabetes data, I came across Jana Beck’s iPancreas blog and her foray into D-data visualization. There I found a link to Sarah Groff-Palermo’s talk from August about “Artisanal Data on … Continue reading

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With apologies to Skee-Lo . . . Here’s an extract from Blünt Lancet’s new album. I wish I was on a box of Wheaties. Wish I had faster feeties. Wish my blood when drawn was a little less sweeties. I wish I had … Continue reading

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Somehow I simultaneously (1) brought down my estimated A1c over the last 30 days, (2) reduced the variability of my readings overall, and (3) added many more outliers. The true outliers (the red “+” markers) are mostly on the higher … Continue reading

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