You remember when the only glucometer available was in a hospital and you tested your "blood sugar" by testing your urine sugar with a pill. a test tube, three drops of urine and twelve dropss of water matching a colour chart hoping for more blue than orange!!!
Yes we have come a long way, with a long way to go. We're going to stomp this beast no doubt about it. We've had enough and at times, the ends justify the means.
HA HA FANTASTIC! I had to log back in because when I saw. how long you have had it, I knew it would not only bring back some memeories It would give you a chance to give yourself a VERY well deserved pat on the back. This Feb I will celebrate my fifttieth birthday, and thirty eight years as an insulin dependant diabetic.
No eye damage at this point (whew) but you know the deal, hard work, great support and some degree of luck. It is here to beat us however if I may quote the lyric from the Judas Priest song "You got another thing commin" I think that says it all. Maybe we should adopt that song for diabetes removal (ha ha). Great post and keep up the good work.
A couple of days ago I learned that the California State Assembly is considering AB-1893 Sharps waste, which in (if approved) will mandate that: “Sharps sold to the general public in California shall be sold with a sharps waste container Read on! →
If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →