October DSMA Blog Carnival

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The October DSMA Blog Carnival prompt is the following:

Type 1, Type 2, LADA, Gestational, diabetes brought on by surgery . . . . the list of types of diabetes goes on. Each type may have differences, but ultimately they are all diabetes. When we think about it, there is a whole lot that all types have in common. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t give credit for some differences too. So lets look back to our “Breaking down the barriers between types” chat on September 10th and discuss . . . . .

Anything easy about living with your type of diabetes that isn’t easy for another type?



September DSMA Blog Carnival

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This month’s DSMA Blog Carnival Prompt:

Most medical appointments involve notes of some kind. Notes the patient brings with questions and concerns. Notes a patient makes about the doctor’s instructions. And, of course, notes our doctors make in our medical charts. It had never occurred to me to keep track of the notes being made in my chart until our August 20th chat about “Notes”. So this month, let’s explore that topic and answer the question . . . .

Do you request a copy of your medical notes? If so, how often? If not, why?



May DSMA Blog Carnival

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This month’s DSMA Blog Carnival topic is device interoperability: You may have heard of the #WeAreNotWaiting campaign, a D-Community push for diabetes innovation now. This is a grassroots initiative calling for diabetes data and device interoperability — so that we PWDs have full access to our own data, can share it as we like, and can […]