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May 2016

Not in a Vacuum.

Healthcare, Real Life Diabetes By May 6, 2016 8 Comments

It seems like the full assessment of my diabetes is only found in my paperwork, in my lab work.  But diabetes is more than that.  This video is a quick and dirty buzzword-laden rantish type moment about whole person care and how it’s not yet a “thing” in the land of chronic illness … but it will be. You might…

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Eleventy and #AccessMatters.

Uncategorized By May 4, 2016 21 Comments

My blog turns eleven years old today. I could say so much about the benefits of connecting with my peers and finally, after years, realizing I was not alone with diabetes.  I could fill a blog for eleven – perhaps twelve? – years with that sort of appreciation.  It’s been an excellent virtual coffee date over the last eleven years….

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Keeping it Bubbly Without Bubbling Over.

Diabetes and Emotions By May 2, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , 11 Comments

Yesterday, I was at the JDRF TypeOneNation event in Dallas (big thank you to Tandem Diabetes for sponsoring my attendance in full – more on that disclosure here), and I did two presentations. Despite only seeing a circuit of airport/shuttle/hotel/shuttle/airport, Dallas was fun. During my talk on “Life After Diagnosis,” a family asked about my views on diabetes, citing that I seemed to…

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