Category Archives: Diabetes Blog Week

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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Cupcakes are Awesome

Technically, it’s still Friday, so I still have a chance to be legit with today’s Diabetes Blog Week post about . . . what’s this? Diabetes and awesome? There are a lot of thoughts on my mind recently about diabetes … Continue reading

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We Hates It

It’s Thursday, day four of Diabetes Blog Week. Today we vent. Ten Eleven things I hate about diabetes: Carrying extra crap. Because I got the ‘betes, I don’t get to travel light. And I don’t get to wear running shorts … Continue reading

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Insulin Firehose!

Today’s Diabetes Blog Week topic, diabetes bloopers, should make for some good reading. Here is my “man hit in groin by football” contribution. (BTW, this post contains videos that might not show up in your RSS reader. You might want … Continue reading

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YO, BIG D

I’m of two minds about today’s Diabetes Blog Week topic. Part of me wants to take it very seriously and write a letter to my 24-year-old, post-diagnosis self, telling me to be as active a participant in my treatment as … Continue reading

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Diabetes Tribes

It’s Diabetes Blog Week again . . . time to write about diabetes each day for an entire week. Once again, Karen has done a fantastic job creating the topics and organizing the logistics. Kudos to her! Today’s topic touches on the differences … Continue reading

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Diabetes Blog Week, Part Two

OMG! It’s coming. You’ve all been warned.

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Diabetes Blog Week Wrap-up (Plus a Warning Shot)

Diabetes Blog Week finished Sunday. I really enjoyed being part of this, writing my own posts and (especially) reading other people’s contributions. I’m giving a huge “Thanks!” to Karen for coming up with the idea for this village green experience … Continue reading

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A Life Without Diabetes

Here it is, the last day of Diabetes Blog Week. Thank you so much, Karen, for proposing this online extravaganza. Today’s topic is a fitting valediction: Life after a cure. I’ll just get this out of the way up front: … Continue reading

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A Day Late, A Tube Short

Yesterday was day #6 of Diabetes Blog Week. I managed to miss it because we were kinda busy. So I’m gonna make up for it today with two posts. First, some diabetes snapshots. Before the pictures, a little story. Remember … Continue reading

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It’s ALL about the Bike

It’s day #5 of Diabetes Blog Week. Today we’re talking exercise. I have a bike. I like love to ride it all over.* Is that exercise? I guess that depends on whether you think it’s “exercise” to do the thing … Continue reading

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