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June 2017

Look to the Edges.

Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community June 12, 2017 5 Comments

People like me are not accounted for .I have no insurance , no dr .Who counts me and the others like us ? — AnaHelena (@karmasense) June 10, 2017 We must account for ALL people. For too long We have focused on T1D kids forgetting adults who are insulin dependent *every* *single* *day*😳 — Jake Kushner (@JakeKushnerMD) June 11, 2017…


This kid is nine months old.

Diabetic Mommy June 9, 2017 5 Comments

Oh my nine month old tiny person, You talk.  Or at least you want to talk.  All the time.  ALL.  THE.  TIIIIIME. “Cahhhhh….t,” you whisper whenever the cats walk by, as you reach your hand out in an attempt to grab a puffy tail.  “Caahh….t.”  The T joins the rest of the word as an after thought, like you’re mumbling an…


Help! (a rotten parody)

Diabetes Poetry June 8, 2017 4 Comments

(to the tune of the Beatles Help!) Help! I need some sugar Help! I’ll take any sugar. Help! You know I need a snack Heeeelp! When I was younger, so much younger than today I made my insulin and that was that each day But now these days are gone and my islets are uncured Now I find I need a…


Hips Don’t Lie.

Blood Sugars, Healthcare, Pumping Insulin, Real Life Diabetes, Robot Life June 1, 2017 11 Comments

“You’re early for your appointment!”  The receptionist looked at me hopefully.  “Less nervous this time?” (My track record as a nervous dental patient follows me everywhere.) “Yep.  I’m early.  And I have a babysitter this morning for my kid.  I have to follow through now!” Over the last seven years or so, I’ve finally hit stride with my dentist visits.  Very sensitive…