Category Archives: Diabetes Blog Week

Siri, Tell Me about the Ultimate Diabetes Device

Diabetes Blog Week is technically over, but I still want to write about one of the topics: my dream diabetes device. I — In the past I’ve written about wanting an application that integrates all my current diabetes paraphernalia, my Carelink account, … Continue reading

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Shhh…

I should be writing today’s Diabetes Blog Week post about my ultimate diabetes device, but I really need to go to bed in a few minutes. Tomorrow I’m leaving Milford around 5AM to drive an hour to the start of … Continue reading

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I Want that other Kind of “Diabetes”

Diabetes Blog Week gets a little freaky this Friday . .  and frankly a little uncomfortable if taken seriously. “If you could switch chronic diseases, which one would you choose to deal with instead of diabetes?” Comparing chronic illnesses and wishing that … Continue reading

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Biggest accomplishment? No big deal.

Today’s Diabetes Blog Week posts encourage us to “share the greatest accomplishment you’ve made in terms of dealing with your (or your loved one’s) diabetes.” I won’t lie, my biggest accomplishment with diabetes is still a work in progress. It’s … Continue reading

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Remembering the Desert

Memories are the focus of today’s Diabetes Blog Week posts. Until recently, my most memorable day with diabetes would have been the day of my diagnosis 13+ years ago. It was such a life-changing event—cleanly separating my memories into before … Continue reading

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Cats: The Perfect Diabetes Service Animal

Today, the second day of Diabetes Blog Week, prompts us to think about petitions for diabetes. (For some context on why this is relevant to the community, read the DiabetesMine article.) I’m not really a big fan of petitions, so … Continue reading

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The Truth Comes Out

It’s here! Diabetes Blog Week has arrived again, and it’s time to let someone else help me figure out what to write about here. Today, we pretend that our health care providers are reading what we write. What would we … Continue reading

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Team of Heroes

Here it is: the last day of this year’s Diabetes Blog Week. It’s been a good selection of topics, and I’ve enjoyed reading everyone’s posts. Today, we talk about heroes. I’m going to confess that I don’t really have any … Continue reading

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Working Out the Highs

Today in Diabetes Blog Week is snapshot day. Last year I had a lot of fun with this when I was in DC. This year, I’m being a little more traditional. Friends, I have been having the worst period of … Continue reading

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Blood Glucose Just Is

Wow, time has flown by! Diabetes Blog Week is almost over. Today’s prompt: “What is one thing you would tell someone that doesn’t have diabetes about living with diabetes?” I feel like I should have something profound to say here, … Continue reading

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Diabetes Mind Palace

“Stuff” is one of the evergreen topics of diabetes. What we use, the features we would like from pharma, and why we don’t have the amazing toys yet—we never seem to get tired of discussing it. Today in Diabetes Blog … Continue reading

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I’m Noticing a Trend of Procrastination

After starting with the good news yesterday, today in Diabetes Blog Week we look at the flip-side: What could be better? What could we start doing today to make it better? Friends, I am very good at spotting possible trends … Continue reading

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So HGH, Epinephrine, and My Liver Walk into a Bar…

Today in Diabetes Blog Week we’re talking about the things we do spectacularly. I’m not a superstitious man—except for throwing spilled salt over my shoulder—but I’m keenly aware of hubris or karma or whatever you call being too sure of … Continue reading

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Friends with Diabetes

It’s Diabetes Blog Week again . . . yay! The last couple years were great, helping me meet so many wonderful people online with diabetes (POWDs?). Once again, Karen has done a fantastic job creating the topics and organizing the logistics. Kudos to … Continue reading

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Diabetes Snapshots: Paint Talks

Day 6 of Diabetes Blog Week: Snapshots! In case you didn’t know: I’m in DC. I drove down here yesterday (Friday) to see a major Gauguin exhibit at the National Gallery of Art and to see some people from the … Continue reading

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