When blue candles are posted on social media profiles, the hearts of us in the diabetes community stop. Blue candles for people with diabetes are symbols used to mourn someone who has lost their fight. Sadly we seem to see these images pop up too often across the online community. I don't ... Read More about What Blue Candles Mean for People with Diabetes
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I am not American. I do not follow the celebrity gossip. I do watch movies. I know who Kevin Kline is and I like his work (who can forget "The Big Chill" or "A Fish Called Wanda"). I may have heard that he was somehow involved with diabetes but then again so is Cliff from Cheers (aka John ... Read More about Kevin Kline tells it like it is
I am up at all hours adjusting, dosing, and praying. A good pancreas knows that lows occur when you least expect them. They usually happen at the most inopportune times. The other night a low blood glucose level arrived at 2:30 in the morning. I woke up, had my usual fight with ... Read More about Hello, I am a pancreas
HI! HI! High! Merry Christmas??? That seemed to be the way our Christmas with type 1 diabetes was going to play out. Despite, diabetes playing well for days, over Christmas, it brought a variety of high blood sugars for a number of different reasons all with the same horrible results. There ... Read More about HI HI High Blood Sugar Levels
Much of the general public think that diabetes is not a big deal. They don't understand the realities and challenges of living with type 1 diabetes. Here are six things that we wish the public understood about living with this disease. Diabetes Kill I learned this first hand on March 17, ... Read More about Six realities of living with Type 1 Diabetes