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Diabetes – A personal journey.

At the ripe age of 40 I was diagnosed with Adult Onset Type 1 diabetes. I had all of the usual symptoms: weight loss, fatigue, frequent trips to the boys’ room. Of course, I never thought it could be diabetes; certainly not Type 1.

By |2016-12-08T23:26:55+00:00August 12th, 2014|2 Comments

The Buddy System

A few months ago, I went on (blog) record to share the news that my A1c peaked above 8% for the first time in more than 2 decades. I listed a plethora of possible reasons (better known as excuses) – travel, burnout, stress, junk food, etc… What I DIDN’T do was what I do for a living: profess a solution. Because, quite frankly, I didn’t think I had it in me to stick to whatever I came up with. Now that’s changed.

By |2016-12-08T23:26:56+00:00June 12th, 2014|4 Comments

My Diabetes Confession

I think my practice does a pretty good job helping people to meet their diabetes management goals. But quite frankly, my control stinks. My A1c has crept up to nearly 8%, and despite using a pump and CGM religiously, I still experience more than my fair share of lows.

By |2016-12-08T23:27:00+00:00March 21st, 2014|23 Comments
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