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You’ve been sick your whole life?

Diabetes and Emotions, Real Life Diabetes By June 20, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , , , 10 Comments

Yesterday, I was at a meeting where the audience was decidedly not a diabetes one.  And in explaining my experiences with diabetes, I had to give an overview of what type 1 diabetes is and how long I’ve been living with it. “I was diagnosed at the age of seven.  It will be 32 years this September …” After the…

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Pile o’ Diabetes.

Blood Sugars, Diabetes and Emotions, Real Life Diabetes By August 29, 2013 Tags: , , , , 12 Comments

Borked cannula?  Compromised insulin?  Miscalculated food?  Wonky meter result?  CGM on the fritz? Diabetes?! My blood sugars been absolute crap for the last 48 hours, with more yellow on my Dexcom graph (indicated blood sugars above my target range) than I’d care to admit.  It makes me wonder if someone did a Folger’s switch with my insulin and a bottle…

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