Category Archives: Diabetes Blog Week

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Love, Hate, Lists and Diabetes

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We’re mid-way though Diabetes Blog Week and the topics keep lining up. Today’s topic is “Ten Things I Hate About You, Diabetes” – that topic title might be self explanatory, but here is the explanation:
Having a positive attitude is important… but let’s face it, diabetes isn’t all sunshine and roses (or glitter and unicorns, for that matter). So today let’s vent by listing ten things about diabetes that we hate. Make them funny, make them sarcastic, make them serious, make them anything you want them to be!! Continue reading

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Dear Army of Test Strip Zombies

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Dear Army of Used Test Strips,
I am on to you. You’ve been stalking me for years now, as evidenced by the trail of test strips left behind you. I have found proof of your pursuit in every corner of my apartment, in my designated parking spot, on the floors of restaurants and bookstores (after rummaging through my purse or bag), in my cubicle, on my car’s dashboard, in my refrigerator, and – oh yes – even in my bed. And on top of all that, I think you’re trying to overthrow the governing regime of my purse. Continue reading

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Parenting Diabetes

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Thanks to my position here at the American Diabetes Association, I have been introduced to many different types of people affected by diabetes. It is amazing how there are so many different perspectives on one disease – but – it is inspiring at the same time. Their outlooks, while different, all revolve around the same basic theme – thriving with diabetes. Continue reading

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