My Day of Diabetes

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On Wednesday, I participated in a Day of Diabetes.  This was started by Chris at A Consequence of Hypoglycemia.   For a Day of Diabetes, I live tweeted anything related to diabetes.  Since I had done a CGM sensor and infusion set site changes the night before, it really only included testing my blood sugar […]


May DSMA Blog Carnival

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I am participating in this month’s DSMA Blog Carnival and the prompt for May is: What do you consider to be your Diabetes Strengths?  What do you think are your Diabetes Weaknesses? I’ll start with my weaknesses so I can end on a good note :).  I’m HORRIBLE at counting out chips.  I love chips […]


Diabetes Blog Week – Diabetes Wild Kingdom Wildcard

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  What is the ideal diabetes service animal? Think beyond the obvious and be creative in explaining why your choice is a good one. For example, maybe a seal would make a good service animal – it flaps its flippers and barks every time you get a good blood sugar reading! I am not being […]


Diabetes Blog Week-Wild Card day-Dream Diabetes Device

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Back by popular demand, let’s revisit this prompt from last year! Tell us what your fantasy diabetes device would be? Think of your dream blood glucose checker, delivery system for insulin or other meds, magic carb counter, etc etc etc. The sky is the limit – what would you love to see? I wrote articles […]


Diabetes Blog Week – Spread the Love

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Diabetes Blog Week started on Monday, May 13th and went through Sunday, May 19th.  I was able to post each day through Saturday and then I left for the beach so I missed out on posting the final day-Sunday.  Sunday’s topic was Spread the Love: As another Diabetes Blog Week draws to a close, let’s […]


Diabetes Blog Week-Diabetes Art

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Here is today’s topic: This year Diabetes Art moves up from the Wildcard choices as we all channel our creativity with art in the broadest sense. Do some “traditional” art like drawing, painting, collage or any other craft you enjoy. Or look to the literary arts and perhaps write a d-poem or share and discuss […]


Diabetes Blog Week – Freaky Friday

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Just like in the movie, today we’re doing a swap. If you could switch chronic diseases, which one would you choose to deal with instead of diabetes? And while we’re considering other chronic conditions, do you think your participation in the DOC has affected how you treat friends and acquaintances with other medical conditions? I admit […]


Diabetes Blog Week – Accomplishments Big and Small

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We don’t always realize it, but each one of us had come a long way since diabetes first came into our life. It doesn’t matter if it’s been 5 weeks, 5 years or 50 years, you’ve done something outstanding diabetes-wise. So today let’s share the greatest accomplishment you’ve made in terms of dealing with your […]


Diabetes Blog Week – Memories

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Today we’re going to share our most memorable diabetes day. You can take this anywhere…. your or your loved one’s diagnosis, a bad low, a bad high, a big success, any day that you’d like to share. I have gone back and forth on what my most memorable day with diabetes would be.  Obviously my […]


Diabetes Blog Week – We, The Undersigned

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Back to my regularly scheduled Diabetes Blog Week post-Day 2-We, The Undersigned. Recently various petitions have been circulating the Diabetes Online Community, so today let’s pretend to write our own. Tell us who you would write the petition to – a person, an organization, even an object (animate or inanimate) – get creative!! What are you […]