Last night I went out for dinner with some old friends. Old -- we go back many decades, to elementary school. Old -- because we are, 50+. And our bodies have aged. My friend has Type 2, for a few…Blog Our "Food Allergies" 1 Like
I just joined this diabetes community website this morning and can't…Blog The Joslin Clinic DO IT program in Boston, MA 3 Likes Change Your Thing
Change Your Thing
I have been listening to older music over the last few days. I have…Blog Change Your Thing 4 Likes Test strips test strips...
This week I made a big achievement. I managed to persuade my doctor to prescribe me 600 strips for the next 3 months. As background, what normally happens is I get 400, then I beg for more.…Blog Test strips test strips... 3 Likes 36 Years and Counting
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Today I celebrate my 36th birthday. I have always thought of birthdays as a day to celebrate the fact that a person was born…Blog 36 Years and Counting 2 Likes January Better
I told my wife Sheryl the other day this has been the best holiday…Blog January Better 7 Likes
T2, 35 yrs since diagnosed, never in control, ADA suggestions followed, kidney doctor followed, internal med. doc. followed...NOT.....NOW I found a listening, loving and logical Endo. in…Blog Proof Low Carb Works (for me) 5 Likes I will not apologize for my behavior! Today I had the pleasure of meeting a group of people to chat about social media networking and such. In this group, was a man claiming to be a Natural doctor with business cards. Not a "DO" or an "M… Discussion I will not apologize for my behavior! 7 Likes Doctors/medical community don't care that Ty… For 18 years, I have tried to change the mindset that Type 1 diabetes is a childhood disease, and to get people with adult-onset Type 1 diabetes correctly diagnosed and treated. I have tried to get d… Discussion Doctors/medical community don't care that Ty… 6 Likes
Change comes quickly sometimes, like this past month. I have experienced many significant changes and the vast majority of them have been for the better. It feels strange because for so many years…Blog My, How Things Have Changed 2 Likes The Big Blue Test and a Wider Variety of Exer
As I age and various physical limitations like arthritis manifest themselves more prominently, I am grateful to remember some priorities that I explored back when I was first diagnosed (2007). I…Blog The Big Blue Test and a Wider Variety of Exer 3 Likes What does your diabetes look like?
What does your diabetes look like?
That was the question asked by Emily Coles on…Blog What does your diabetes look like? 5 Likes A type 2 blog
A few day ago my good friend Rick wrote a blog about how there are few blogs that are written by Type 2 diabetics. Of course he is right, even though our numbers are great few of us choose to…Blog A type 2 blog 7 Likes Twitter chatter
This week, I have really noticed three distinct trends on twitter…Blog Twitter chatter 2 Likes
I’ve never been…Blog Joe Levdansky 6 Likes Weepy Old Women
In the last 3 years of her life, I cared for my Mom 3000 miles away for 2-3 weeks at a time, 3-4 times a year; trying to give my sister and my niece what is technically called respite care---to…Blog Weepy Old Women 5 Likes A Note To Doctors
Being a person who lives with an incurable disease, I have spent my life, save for the several years spent without insurance, sitting in the doctor's office. I have been the patient of many a…Blog A Note To Doctors 1 Like Changes of color and light and making the be… I want to say something so embarrassing about September that even the leaves start blushing and turning red.” ― Jarod Kintz, Because I prefer to be outdoors and find reason to be, I am ever aware and… Discussion Changes of color and light and making the be… 6 Likes
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 10 Likes