Diabetes Videos

Check Yourself.

Blood Sugars, Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Videos, Real Life Diabetes By June 20, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , 14 Comments

Sometimes it’s not about the actual “pricking of the finger” but more the “finding out what the number is.”  Here’s a new video post about the power of knowing your numbers, in efforts to not wreck yo self. You might also like: Verio Sync: Second Impressions. Review: Verio Flex Meter. Photo-A-Day: Check. It’s Just a Blood Sugar Check.

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Animas Vlog: A Day at the Beach

Diabetes Videos, Pumping Insulin, Real Life Diabetes, Robot Life By August 4, 2011 Tags: , No Comments

Sometimes I forget that not everyone has diabetes.  Here’s a quick video about two different reactions from my trip to the beach last week.  (And how many cell phone/insulin pump references can I make in three minutes?  Several.  You’ll see.)  You might also like: Beach-Borg. Animas Vibe: First (and Quick) Impressions. Animas Vibe: A Few Weeks Later. (Good) Animas Vibe(rations).

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New Animas Vlog: Welcome to My Garden Party

Diabetes Videos By July 1, 2011 Tags: , No Comments

Normally, I have reasonable control of my nouns.  I know the words for things, but for some reason, this video had me completely tongue-tied.  I tried to talk about how moments of exercise have been sneaking into my daily routine, almost by accident, but ended up talking about the “secret weapons” of my garden.  I apologize for not knowing the…

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Joslin Medalists

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Diabetes Videos By June 6, 2011 Tags: , , 1 Comment

To be a Joslin Medalist, you need to mark 25, 50, or 75 years with diabetes.  (Well, technically, you get a certificate at the 25 year mark, but it’s definitely a milestone to celebrate.)  And over the weekend, I had the opportunity to spend the day with Joslin’s medalists who have spent over 50 years with type 1 diabetes.  I was…

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You CAN Do This

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Diabetes Videos By June 1, 2011 Tags: , No Comments

I have had a lot of moments in the last 24 years with type 1 diabetes where I wasn’t sure if I could do this.  But I did.  And I can.  And I’m still going.   You can do this.  I’ve had the honor of being part of a project put together by Kim Vlasnik over at Texting My Pancreas, where some member…

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