Things only a diabetic knows
Things only a diabetic knows
A Moment Frozen
There is a great little…
You know those moments in life that freeze, and it seems like everyone in the room is frozen but you. Time just shuts down, and you are stuck in slow motion. I have had that experience a couple of…Blog A Moment Frozen 9 Likes Diabetes and The Body Politic…What does it me
Okay. The hard ones, the immediate ones first:
What does it mean here in the USA that a day arrived where I could honestly sigh in relief that—"whew, whatever else that has…Blog Diabetes and The Body Politic…What does it me 1 Like The Hall of Fame This is meant to be a roll of individuals each of whom has made a major contribution to the understanding and/or treatment of diabetes mellitus, and whose work has stood the test of time. In other wo… Discussion The Hall of Fame 2 Likes Life is Peachy and Corny - and that's just t… I love summertime. Right now I am enjoying the scents of peaches and nectarines as they ripen in the bowl! And the sweet corn is just delicious, steamed and buttered and salt and peppered!! The squas… Discussion Life is Peachy and Corny - and that's just t… 1 Like The super-villain's plot
Why is T1D so incredibly self manageable, while at the same time so incredibly frustrating? Could it be the whole thing seems something out of a comic book?
Let's look at it. Your arch…Blog The super-villain's plot 2 Likes
From the Integrated Diabetes services Blog
The results are in. Apparently, there is…Blog Queens and Kings of Carb Counting Share Their 2 Likes Another Year Has Passed: A Remembrance: The B 2014. Cycling round again. I still like to re-post this every year. TuD is the Home of my Heart and the loss of a child is a constant thread in the lives of women all over the world. It's been a… Blog Another Year Has Passed: A Remembrance: The B 6 Likes The Sermon
Once a Zen master just set down to pronounce a sermon, when outside a bird started to sing. The master did not say a word and everybody listened to it.
When the bird stopped singing the…
I originally posted this to my Blogger account (TamraGarcia.blogspot.com) on Feb 20, 2014.
On February 18th I had the first of , hopefully, only three eye surgeries. These surgeries are…Blog The Straw, Best Invention Ever! 2 Likes Live Interview with Dr. Osama Hamdy, Co-Auth… event Live Interview with Dr. Osama Hamdy, Co-Auth… 2 Likes Diabetes: diabetics make this disease what it
I spend an awful lot of time reading the posts of fellow diabetics here on Facebook. To share how we feel intimately, then stand back and view from a global level; well things have been frantic…Blog Diabetes: diabetics make this disease what it 4 Likes Complications
In Diabetic forecast this month there is a cool little note titled…Blog Complications 3 Likes A1C Results today! 6.9% W00T!!!!
I'm soo excited, today I got my first A1C since I've gotten a new pump and a dexcom!
The nurse was shocked to see that it went from 10.9 to 6.9 ... she almost thought that something was…Blog A1C Results today! 6.9% W00T!!!! 4 Likes
This post is from my blog, Blood Drops & Braille Dots. If you enjoy it, please check out…Blog A Glimpse of Low Vision 3 Likes Ten (10) things I have learned about being di
Ten (10) things I have learned about being diabetic in the past 40 years!!
I was reflecting in chat the other day…Blog Ten (10) things I have learned about being di 13 Likes Top 10 Reasons Why Diabetics Hate Dieticians My latest ramblings about Hope Warshaw have go me thinking about Dieticians, and specifically Registed Dieticians and the American Dietetic Association. I've met many dieticians and almost universal… Discussion Top 10 Reasons Why Diabetics Hate Dieticians 6 Likes The Tipping Point on Nutrition Advice Concer… This month is a bit of a landmark. In my view there has been an ongoing accumulation of evidence that traditional views of the nutrition "experts" concerning dietary fat have been flawed. This month… Discussion The Tipping Point on Nutrition Advice Concer… 3 Likes Yesterday I spent the whole day planting a v…
Yesterday I spent the whole day planting a very small garden. The weather was hot and steamy. I had to rest a lot. By the time the plants were in I was all heated up and that seemed to put an end…Blog Yesterday I spent the whole day planting a v… 2 Likes
Those are the letters I have written on my diabetes case. It stands for "Left foot, right foot, heart attack, death" That is the most common set of diabetic complications for people…
I have to remind myself sometimes that diabetes is a disease.
Not just an inconvenience, or an annoyance, but a disease. But in a sense, it's not the worst disease, and it can be managed to…Blog Diabetes...not the best, not the worst 2 Likes