Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy a lively talk, as I did, with the Diabetes PowerShow hosts. I felt like I was sitting in a café with this great group. We talked about what's confusing managing diabetes, Charlie's weight loss but poor back from his new treadmill desk, what doctors get and what they don't, and how to do diabetes just a little bit better from what you'll learn in my new book, "Diabetes Do's & How-To's",…Continue
Has that ever happened to you? I only noticed at 5 PM that I never took my 9 AM long-acting insulin injection! First I was mystified, then horrified, and then said, "Oh, what the f&#k! and just took the shot, calculating two-thirds the dose since there was only two-thirds of the day left.
If you want to read the very funny story, I put it all on the Huffington Post.
I'm writing my third book - “Diabetes Dos & How Tos" and need your help. I'd like to feature a dozen people with just a line or two about something you do that helps you stay healthy living with diabetes.
The book has a number of Dos (steps) to take care of your diabetes, and several recommended ways (How Tos) how to do that.
There are 4 sections: Food Dos, Medical Dos, Fitness Dos and Attitude Dos and at the end of each section I’d like to feature a "How To" from a few…Continue
This just went up on the Huffington Post and I thought it worth sharing as you will definitely "get it." Enjoy, and if you want, I'd love to hear how you know you have diabetes.
No, I'm not going to give you the typical symptoms like thirst, peeing a lot, losing weight, blurry vision and fatigue. I'm going to give you my 10 ways I know I have diabetes. Those 10 things I find myself doing only because I have diabetes.
1. I find myself screaming, "How many carbs are in that…Continue
I find I often wrestle with feeling unseen living with type 1 diabetes. Then I had an encounter a few days ago with someone for whom I can't imagine what this disease is like.
I took my weekly walk to Trader Joe and as life sometimes serves up unexpected connections I found the woman behind the cash register has a son with type 1 diabetes. She told me that because she read the logo on the jacket I was wearing. I won that jacket 20 years ago doing a JDRF Walk for the…Continue