Trudy's Blog – September 2010 Archive (2)

CRISIS on the Second Day of Autumn

Just when I decide I'm becoming weather obsessed and have to try to do better, a day like yesterday occurs. At 1:30 P.M. my husband went off to do some errands; at 1:35 the power went off with some significant popping and flashing of lights and computers. As usual, he had left his cell phone at home. (What if there's an emergency? I always say.) Meantime fire engines and police cars gather in front of the house, sirens blowing and traffic blocked. "Is there something I should know about?" I ask… Continue

Added by Trudy on September 25, 2010 at 6:30am — 9 Comments

My Diabetes Brain, II

I have previously posted about my Diabetes Brain, the small organ sitting atop my pancreas, sending out instructions and controlling/complicating my life according to its own moods. It made its presence known again Friday. I was leaving home to go to the library when it reminded me that I should take some backup insulin. Right, I thought, that's sensible, I've been taking my Apidra vial and Levemir pen in an insulated carrier all summer. So I packed them up and went off. Later that day my blood… Continue

Added by Trudy on September 21, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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