Diabetes Self-Management Blog

Scott Coulter

Scott Coulter

Scott Coulter is a Philadelphia-based musician and music educator. He is currently the keyboardist for several Philadelphia-area bands, including the Dirk Quinn Band, The Wallace Brothers Band, and his own original project, Get Happy. In addition to performing, Scott teaches jazz piano at the Settlement Music School. Scott was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 15 and has spent a great deal of time learning how to successfully manage his blood sugar while living part-time on the road and working until 3 AM on a regular basis. Scott is married to a beautiful, supportive, extraordinary wife, and together they are the proud parents of four cats.

What I’ve Learned

Slow Change

Know Thyself

The Diabetian Lens

So Life Happened, And…

Slow Changes

Living Longer

Everything Is Simple

Risk Chain

Hidden Fears

Money, Medicine, and the Cosmos (An Essay Tangentially Related to Diabetes)

Preexisting Condition…

So Easy to Forget

Research News

A Daily Miracle

Quick Return

There Is No Right Answer

Lessons Learned

You Know What?


Your Body Doesn’t Know the Difference

Ain’t No Quit in a Diabetian!


How We Relate

You Can’t Do It Alone


For Teenagers

In the Moment

Unexpected Teacher

Sharing Diabetes With Others (Part 3)

Some Simple Kindness

Knowing When to Cut and Run

Sharing Diabetes With Others (Part 2)

Sharing Diabetes With Others (Part 1)

Play Ball!

Mind–Body Awareness and Diabetes

Thank You to Our Wise Elders!

And Repeat…


LWD 107.00

You’re Scaring the Customers!

Compared to What?

Diabetes Never Sleeps

It’s a Hurricane!

Thank You, “Brand X”

Public Places

I’m Not Enjoying This

On the Road Again (Part 2)

On the Road Again (Part 1)

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