Diabetes Self-Management Blog

Jan Chait

Jan Chait

Jan Chait was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in January 1986. Since then, she has run the gamut of treatments, beginning with diet and exercise. She now uses an insulin pump to help treat her diabetes.

The Cost of Diabetes Self-Management Education? Priceless.

Go Team!

Latkes and Jelly Doughnuts Fill the Weekend

Fire the Doc

The Path to the New Year is Paved with Goodies

“Busy” Can Mean “Painful” in My World

Now, If My BGs Would Just Stop Acting Up…

All This and I’m About to Have a Birthday, Too

It’s Not Over ’til Somebody Sings

Keep on Truckin’. It’s Either Uphill or Downhill from Here.

Changes in OR Protocol Ease My Mind

With Diabetes, School is Always In Session

Looking Forward (?) to More Surgery. Will the Fourth Time Be the “Charm”?

Chef Seeks Help Finding Snacks. Gluten-Containing Foods Need Not Apply.

Shake a Leg!

Spending My Days In the Arms of Morpheus

Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired (Not to Mention Hypoglycemic)

No Time (or Desire) to Cook? Let Your Grocer Do the Work

Eating Out

Food for Thought

I’ll Take the High Road and I’ll Take the Low Road and I’ll be Frustrated Afore Ye

Got Questions? Ask Them!

There’s a Hospital Stay in My Future. Yikes!

Summertime and the Eating is Awesome

Improving My HbA1c and How You Can, Too

Just Call Me A Peripatetic Diabetic

Searching My Brain for Something to Say

Now How Did That Happen?

Finally! A Stress-Free Weekend

Anticipation Ends in Disappointment

Low Glucose Leads to High Anxiety

Sometimes Things Really Do Suck

Visit to Grocery Store Leads to Whole Rant

This and That About One Thing and Another

Is ‘Globesity’ the Next Factor in Global Warming?

Travel Helps Broaden Physical Abilities

Food For Thought

A Good Doctor is Hard to Find

Achilles Was a Heel

My Week? Oh, It Was Sew-Sew

Sizing up the Attitudes

Bias Weighs on My Mind

Careful, Your Prejudice is Showing

Freebies and Washing and Blood Counts, Oh My!

Habits Need Changing…But Not Mine!

Can Diabetes Education Be Music to Your Ears?

"Shape Up!" Jan Tells Herself

What’s Up, Doc…Doc…Doc…Doc…?

A Good Forum is Not So Hard to Find

2008 is Gone. Good.

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