Alicia: UnLeashed! January 2019 article: The hype machine -How hype impacts our diabetes management.
Alicia: UnLeashed! July article: The right tools for the job: get more refined results by using more than 2 insulins
My dad is a mechanic, so I spent my formative years leaning over engines and climbing on car lifts getting covered in grease stains and rust. So it's probably no [...]
Alicia: UnLeashed! October article: When you have Diabetes: Why you NEED a doctor when you are WELL .... We have all heard the analogies that our body is like a car, we need to fuel it, keep good tires on it, and take it for an oil change every so often.
Alicia: UnLeashed! September article: Dia-Bullying- Back to school tips for students with Type 1 diabetes and their families. As we settle into the school year and the changes of these first few weeks we often see rises in blood sugar or changes in eating patterns that seem to defy control.
Alicia: UnLeashed! July article: A basic guide to sanity and civility for we people with diabetes. I'd like to share my experience with interacting with the diabetes world online without feeding the trolls.
Alicia: UnLeashed! June article: I can often be heard reminding patients that their doctors work for them, not the other way around! We should Develop a "language of diabetes".
Alicia: UnLeashed! May article: My story of how I was diagnosed with Diabetes, a six year diagnosis
A recent discovery about the structure of the retinal blood vessels may give us some ammunition in the prevention of retinopathy beyond just tight blood sugar management.
Alicia: UnLeashed! April article: There are a lot of moments that unite people living with diabetes. But by far one of the most loathsome shared experiences is having an insurance company deny coverage for a medication or service. So what opens the door when the insurance company says no?
My In-Depth Review of the 2018 Freestyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitor. I wanted to experience living with the Libre like anyone would for 10 days and gave it a complete test drive. Read about my experience: Alicia: UnLeashed!
Alicia: UnLeashed! February 2018 monthly article: What are the best mobile apps for insulin pump and CGM users? A detailed look at Type 1 Diabetes Pump Management Software and Devices in 2018
Alicia: UnLeashed! January 2018 monthly article: How to take control of resources available to Type 1 Diabetics
Alicia: UnLeashed! November 2017 monthly article:Medtronic 670G: Changing the way we think about diabetes management, but in a good way?
Attack of the Pod People! My In-Depth Review of Omnipod....