I'm a senior citizen who happens to have type 1 diabetes. I say "happens to" because diabetes doesn't define who I am – it's just a nuisance which I have to keep close tabs on. I don't want to…Blog Diabetes is like a wily opponent 2 Likes
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