March 2010 Blog Posts (271)

Another danger of driving while diabetic -- News article attached

My brother who is diabetic sent me this article this morning. As if we didn't have ENOUGH to worry about!!!


http://www.fox2now.com/wreg-coma-carjacking,0,2538335.story


Would love to hear everyone's reaction.

Added by mother4peace - Christine on March 2, 2010 at 5:52am — 1 Comment

insulin pump....

Hi frens.... Sorry for not being in tch for long.... was busy in office. This time my concern is insulin pump... you mite think tat i am out of this world or i am ignorant of the things going on around me but to be true I dont know at all about such pumps.... and tat is because in my country its not available and if it is available then its very rare to find..... how does it work and does it really help?? Its been quiet some time now tat my levels are above par.... so m bit worried and want…

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Added by Arpit on March 2, 2010 at 4:46am — No Comments

JDRF National features my book!

So excited to let you know some fun book news.

JDRF National has linked I Can't Cook But I Know Someone Who Can to their website! On the front page of JDRF.org you click on "other ways to get involved," or just check it out here. As you know, I donate 100% of profits from…

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Added by Stacey Simms on March 2, 2010 at 3:32am — 1 Comment

Surgery...

Ok, so tomorrow I'm having the Essure procedure done.

Normally it's an office procedure, but my docs office doesn't have the facilities to do that just yet.

So... I'm going into the hopsital to have it done and will be asleep.

They know I'm a pumper and all, but I'm nervous.

Anyone on the pump and have surgery?

Thanks.

Also, I'm quite depressed about the American Diabetes Association and Medicare (who's guidelines my insurance has decided to…

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Added by jewels on March 2, 2010 at 1:41am — No Comments

So today has been a Depression day...

I'd been feeling so good for the last 3 months, I'd almost forgotten what it felt like. That feeling of desperation, anger, resentment... hopelessness. It's like a vicious cycle of feelings, and waning strength; they all feed off of each other. You try hard not to let it get to you, but it's difficult. You see the 6 o'clock news, and the headlines are enough to drive anyone to tears.


I tend to feel the victim a lot, too, when I'm depressed... "poor me, why did I have to get…
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Added by The Diabetic Welfare Queen on March 1, 2010 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

Remembering and Acceptance (for now)

This whole weekend was not a total waste. Although I was dealing with strong depressive moods as well as other issues, I did get a chance to just rest from resting. many may say "what?", but i can not really have true sleep or rest. Today was different. I did sleep and this time I woke up feeling better than I did this entire weekend. I am giving credit to this web site--these blogs and those that are willing to read about other's situations inspite of what they are going through. The sky was… Continue

Added by Reatha on March 1, 2010 at 4:58pm — No Comments

sandy

where has the time gone? how did it pass so quickly?

just yesterday we had to say our good-bys. and yet....

you linger in the corners of of our hearts and we see you

in our thoughts and dreams. i catch myself telling you of the events

in my life, and even know what you would say to me.

i open up old discusions and see your words of love and encouragement

to one and all. i feel sad for a bit and then i smile. it's as if you

have sent me to…

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Added by debb on March 1, 2010 at 1:05pm — 5 Comments

What A Load Of...

Please check out my latest #dblog at The Diabetic's Corner Booth:

http://thecornerboothcc.blogspot.com/2010/02/what-load-of.html

Added by Michael Hoskins on March 1, 2010 at 8:49am — No Comments

(Health Insurance) Victory Is Mine!

Please check out a recent #dblog of mine at The Diabetic's Corner Booth:

http://thecornerboothcc.blogspot.com/2010/02/victory-is-mine.html

Added by Michael Hoskins on March 1, 2010 at 8:49am — No Comments

help.

ever since i was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes i have put it on the back burner and sometimes will go for weeks without checking my blood sugars. but always in the back of my mind i know that i am slowly killing myself and it makes me so sad. i feel overwhelmed by this disease and feel that it is the worst thing i could have been given. its so hard for me to be motivated to take care of myself. my life is so busy and hectic i forget i have diabetes and forget i have this pump attached to my…

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Added by Jessica Christine Struve on March 1, 2010 at 5:50am — 6 Comments

Thanks, Morton's ( I need all the help I can get)

('m pretty new at posting for tudiabetes. I usually write for my radio listeners, who may not be quite as familiar with the terms, etc of diabetes. My main blog can be found at…

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Added by Stacey Simms on March 1, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

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