Diabetes Self-Management Blog

Eric Lagergren

Eric Lagergren

Eric Lagergren was born in 1974 but didn’t give much thought to diabetes until March 2007, when he was diagnosed with Type 1. He now gives quite a bit of thought to the condition, and to help him better understand his life as a person with diabetes, he writes about it. Eric is the senior editor for the Testing Division at the University of Michigan’s English Language Institute in Ann Arbor.

Two to Finish Up 2011

The Pancreata in Our House

Show Me Your Sites

Yes, But You’re Wrong

Apps, Interviews, and Panels

In No Particular Order

Don’t Blame It on the Blood Glucose

Why I Do This

A Very Mild Funk

Worried To Bed, Fine To Wake

The Annual Doctor Visit Approaches

Lost It

30 Things About My Invisible Illness

Crooked Cannula

Set It or Forget It

Age or Illness

Good Control Equals Quiet Me

Spread the Fear

Think About It

Lower A1C, Happier Me

Illness Wins the Day

Low, Low, Low

Kit Carry Conundrum

Pet Stress Blood Glucose

Lift a Heavy Load

Pump Assessment Continues

And More Pump Adjustment

First Week With New Pump

Breakfast Unwavering

The Pump Is In The Mail

My Next Week

Fine Feet

New Insulin Pump In Progress

Down A Tenth

Insulin Pump Transition Musing

Do You Want My Data?

That Old Hospital Magic

Strip!

Diabetes Meta Blog

Srendeke

When Is It Not Diabetes?

Am I Disaster Prepared?

Diabetes in My Media

Insulin Pump Escapes Harm

Intake Accountability

Pat Down With Insulin Pump

Threading Through Secrets

Correspondence About My Lows

Doc Visit Inspiration

Diabetes, Attitude, Parking Garage, and Slick Sidewalks

Medical Students and Diabetes Memory

Playing the Blood Glucose Card

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