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Diabetes Sucks

July 4th - a time to feel patriotic and have a good time - RIGHT? It seems that the days which are supposed to be fun and filled with family, friends and great food seem to come off kind of depressing.

Diabetes sucks.

Somehow we have to get over that, rise above it and conquer the disease that will define you if you allow it to. I am trying to "get over it"...but 2 steps forward and 10 back seems to be not working.

Added by Dave Miller on July 4, 2007 at 6:06am — 2 Comments

New Website to Track Stats

Well - It was only time until someone completed a system that allows you to track your sugar online. Not only can you track your stats, but also share them with your community. What's nice about this concept is that maybe, just maybe this will be a method to help me keep focused on my readings when everyone else can see them too!! Check it out.

Added by Dave Miller on June 24, 2007 at 5:39am — 3 Comments

Sucking Wind on the Baseball Field

OK - so the day went like BZZZZZ right bye. I get back to the office and find that the little red light is crying out on my phone, so of course see how many messages I have since the 2 hour meeting began.

"WELCOME - YOU HAVE 12 NEW VOICE MAIL MESSAGES".

Not what I wanted to hear, but I make my way though all of these crisis calls. I finally get to one that is a familiar voice, and it's my wife asking if I am going to make it to T-Ball tonight! Oh crap - I completely forgot.…

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Added by Dave Miller on June 20, 2007 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Fun in the Sun

Well - I have to admit that today I drank about 6 too many beers. The kids, grampa and I went to the pool about 4:00 and they just started going down too quickly! Little men were swiming while dad was tending to his great sun-tan and sipping a cold one.

Now after dinner I am just worn out. Guess I should take 'r easy to make sure the sugar is all in-check!

Added by Dave Miller on June 16, 2007 at 6:02pm — 2 Comments

About Dave

About Me

My name is Dave Miller and and I have had diabetes since 1996. I am 37 years old and live in Louisville, KY and like many others, deal with diabetes on a day to day basis.



The Diagnoses in 1996

I was diagnosed by chance (thank goodness!). My wife forced me to visit a doctor prior to going on a camping trip in the Rocky Mountains. I was having symptoms of leg cramps, rapid weight-loss, cuts that would not heal, and a…

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Added by Dave Miller on June 16, 2007 at 5:27am — 1 Comment

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