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Five things I want to tell my younger self

Five things I want to tell my younger selfThere is an awesome project being featured in various venues around the world by the Maine photography artist Trent Bell. Mr. Bell primarily known as an architectural photographer artist had a friend who was sentenced to 36 years in prison. It got Mr. Bell to thinking about what if anything long time prisoners might write to their younger selves. The result is one of the more moving and complicated portrait projects ever done. Mr. Bell went to the Maine…See More
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"I have been wearing my pump for years on airplanes. If you are scared, cut your insulin to some lower percentage during the flight, but honestly I have never not even once had an issue that was not of my own making. If you wish to worry about…"
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At 6:54am on July 29, 2014, Jamie Williams said…

Thanks so much for the warm welcome.

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Thank you for the welcome. I'm looking forward to exploring the site and meeting other users.

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thanks!

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Thank you for welcoming me! I look forward to exploring the site. :)

At 7:29am on July 26, 2014, Linda G said…

Ricky...I'm so sorry to hear of your injury. Undoubtedly very painful. Please take care of yourself.
Baskets of hugs....linda

At 2:38am on July 26, 2014, jesikabeth said…

Thank you :)

At 4:32am on July 25, 2014, Kathy said…

Oh, I just noticed you use a Bayer Contour. The diabetes nurse wants me to get one. I thought you had to have a pump for the connection, but she said they make one where you don't.

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Thanks for the congrats on being Featured Member. I haven't been on much this week, so I'm a little embarrassed by it. Oh well, grin and bare it! :)
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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nothing really
Date diagnosed
June 21, 1974
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6.2 (Yeah that is better, go Rick)
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Shots, Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
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medtronic
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Five things I want to tell my younger self

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 2:00am 3 Comments

Five things I want to tell my younger self

There is an awesome project being featured in various venues around the world by the Maine photography artist Trent Bell. Mr. Bell primarily known as an architectural photographer artist had a friend who was sentenced to 36 years in prison. It got Mr. Bell to thinking about what if anything long time prisoners might write to their…

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Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments

Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

Emily Coles has this discussion running and I think it will be a hot topic (or I hope it is). The link to her post is:…



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Children and A1c targets

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 6:30am 3 Comments

Children and A1c targets

Two articles have appeared less than 2 years about children and A1c targets. The first appeared in January, 2013. It warns parents and medical staff that “only approximately one-third of participants (in a study of over 60,000) met the age specific ADA and ISPAD targets for HbA1c. Although the majority of participants did meet…

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The price of vaccines!!

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 4:30am 2 Comments

The price of vaccines!!



You might remember our friend (I use the term loosely) Elisabeth Rosenthal the medical reporter for the New York Times who wrote a rather biased piece about medical technology, (aimed really at diabetes medical technology) a few months ago (Rosenthal, 2014a). The article set off a bit of a fire storm in this community and I for…

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What would I change about diabetes?

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 7:00am 3 Comments

What would I change about diabetes?



Not one thing. I know that sounds crazy right? I mean surely all diabetics would change something about our disease? Not me. I would not change a thing.

You have got to love the unpredictability, the sudden changes, the no rhyme or reason that comes with this disease. The lows, the highs, the times the…

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