The Most Valuable Lesson I’ve Learned about Managing Type 1 Diabetes

It began one year ago today, when my wife witnessed me go into seizures during an episode of severe hypoglycemia while I was sleeping... Continue Reading

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Comment by swedishfish on January 30, 2012 at 6:46am

This is a very powerful post. Thank you - I know it's true but it is hard to accept, especially when you are diagnosed at 45 and have to change how you have thought about food your whole life. I will try to think more about curve balls and not boulders as I make everyday decisions that affect my blood sugar and my health.

Comment by Randy on January 31, 2012 at 3:31pm

Well said.

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