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It's only Diabetes!

I've been thinking a lot about my new life with the "suga's" and I'm very grateful for it. Of all the things life could drop on me, D isn't so bad. This is one disease, at least for me as a type II I can do something about. And, I guess I feel a sense of responsibility to do something about it for all the others out there who can't fight back when life goes bad.

I have a neighbor two houses down from me who was recently discharged from Iraq. Two weeks after being discharged he…

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Added by Scott on March 15, 2010 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Thanks!

I have my 90 day post dx A1c comming in a few weeks, so I went and got a home test (a scout is always prepared). Pretty pumped about the results, and for the first time in my life I'm looking forward to seeing the doc and taking his tests (dx 9.2, 90 days post 5.9).

I wanted to share this with all of you, and say thanks for all of your shared stories, struggles, and battles won. I've learned so much here, most importantly that blood glucose control isn't always easy or…

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Added by Scott on March 12, 2010 at 7:40pm — 5 Comments

What do you do?

What do you do when someone close to you tells you that diabetes is your problem and that they don't want it in their life?

I understand part of this as I don't want it my life either. But, I have no choice in the matter. For me it was an unannouced punch in the face. Something I have to deal with now, today. I guess I'm trying to understand the perspective of the other side of me. I'm telling myself that maybe this requires some time for someone close to diabetes to come to…

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Added by Scott on February 21, 2010 at 7:48am — 6 Comments

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