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Sweet Little Lancet.

Blood Sugars, Diabetes Poetry By July 27, 2016 Tags: , , , , , 12 Comments

Sweet little lancet You are so damn tough. I keep you until All your edges are rough, Until your sharp peak Becomes dull and harpoons. Oh sweet little lancet, I will change you soon. Sweet little lancet, You deploy with a thud. It can take several tries To get you to draw blood. And at that point, you’d think, I’d wise…

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How Often Should I Change My Lancet? (A “Grost.)

Blood Sugars, Diabetes Products, Real Life Diabetes By July 23, 2014 Tags: , , , , 38 Comments

(Taking a cue from Glu today because when this post rolled through my feed, I was like, “Hmmm.  A lot now, but before?  NEVER!!”) Every single time there’s a new meme about changing the lancet in a finger pricker device (nope, that is not the technical term), I laugh because they are all true in that “whoops” sort of way….

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Friday Six, Plus a Few.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, The Friday Six By September 6, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , 8 Comments

We have more than six items here, but who’s counting?  (Me, and clearly not that well.)  Onward! I have had this song stuck in my head for over two weeks, and a Doritos commercial is to blame.  The hitchhiking banana doesn’t hurt. We need less than 200 signatures to hit the 5,000 mark on this petition to put diabetes on…

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