Diabetes Self-Management Blog
David Spero

Preventing Diabetes Accidents

Nobody expects accidents. That’s what makes them accidents. But the element of surprise is misleading. The actual events seem like bad luck, but our environment, our health, and our behavior set them up. Most accidents can be prevented by safe behaviors and being aware of our environments…

Web Team

Diabetes Transition Experiences Study

Do you have diabetes and experience transitioning from a pediatric to an adult physician for your diabetes care? Are you a health-care provider for children or young adults with diabetes? Then researchers at the University of South Florida want to hear from you!

Web Team

Share What It’s Like to Live With Diabetes: Walk With D

Have you ever felt like other people don’t truly get what it’s like to live with diabetes? The new “Walk With D” campaign is a chance for you to raise understanding of how it feels to have the condition…

Scott Coulter

What Is Hope?

As some regular readers of this blog might know, I have a policy when it comes to diabetes research. But lately, I’ve been breaking this policy, reading more and more about the state of research and where it’s likely heading…

Scott Coulter

Information at Our Fingertips

It’s a great time to be a Diabetian! Well, there’s not really any great time to be a Diabetian — we’d all trade it in if we could — but if we’re gonna have this condition, having it in this current information age is a huge plus…

Scott Coulter

The Outside Like the Inside

My wife and I have been updating our house this summer. What started as just an idea to update the color of one room has turned into a pretty hefty makeover. In the midst of all of this, I’ve noticed my rate of monitoring has gone up and I’ve been much more diligent and organized about my blood sugar…

Web Team

Upcoming “Taking Charge of Your Diabetes” Health Fairs

Scott Coulter

Patterned Behaviors

Scott Coulter

Toughen Up, Kids

Scott Coulter

I’ve Said It Before…

Betsy Carlisle

An Introduction

Scott Coulter

Wink at Diabetes

Jan Chait

The Foibles of Dealing with Diabetes

Scott Coulter

Enjoy Your Life!

Amy Campbell

Summertime: Hazardous for People With Diabetes?

Scott Coulter

Motivation

Scott Coulter

Not Knowing Why…

Scott Coulter

Almost 20 Years…

Scott Coulter

Limitations

David Spero

Diabetes Friends

Scott Coulter

The Post-Antibiotic Age

Scott Coulter

Attraction and Repulsion

Scott Coulter

None of Us Is Alone

David Spero

Do You Feel Sexy?

Scott Coulter

Spring Is Here

Scott Coulter

In Sick Mode

Jan Chait

“Gone Calling” Can Be Disrupted by Complications

Scott Coulter

What’s In the Future?

Web Team

The Faces of Diabetes

Scott Coulter

Credit Where Credit Is Due

David Spero

What’s Your Diabetes Strong Point?

Scott Coulter

The Problem With the Problems With Obamacare

Scott Coulter

It’s the Season

Scott Coulter

Ignorance Is What?

David Spero

Diabetes Takes Courage

Jan Chait

Leaving the Snow Behind, Even If I Have to Go to Texas

Scott Coulter

Habits Are Hard to Change

Jan Chait

Jan and the Amazing Disappearing Syringe

Scott Coulter

How the Denver Broncos Prepared Me for Diabetes

Jan Chait

Is That an Igloo in My Backyard?

Diane Fennell

Have a Spouse With Type 2? Your Risk May Be Increased

Jan Chait

A Handful of This, That, and the Other

Jan Chait

Lobegon Participants Continue to Dwindle

Scott Coulter

A New Year

Scott Coulter

What I’ve Learned

Scott Coulter

Slow Change

Jan Chait

In Sickness…or Just in Health?

Scott Coulter

Know Thyself

David Spero

Try Slowing Down

Scott Coulter

The Diabetian Lens

Jan Chait

Going From Famine To Feast

Scott Coulter

So Life Happened, And…

Scott Coulter

Slow Changes

David Spero

What Keeps You Going?

Jan Chait

Lookin’ at Blue Skies. For Now.

Jan Chait

Trying to Travel the Road Less Traveled

Scott Coulter

Living Longer

Jan Chait

Sometimes Diabetes Just Provides Too Much Excitement

Scott Coulter

Everything Is Simple

Scott Coulter

Risk Chain

David Spero

Who Would You Be Without Diabetes?

Jan Chait

Chilly With a Chance of Chili

Scott Coulter

Hidden Fears

Jan Chait

My Drinking Problem

David Spero

Unwanted Advice

Scott Coulter

Preexisting Condition…

Scott Coulter

So Easy to Forget

Scott Coulter

Research News

Scott Coulter

A Daily Miracle

Scott Coulter

Quick Return

Scott Coulter

There Is No Right Answer

David Spero

Should You Rely on Your Doctor?

Scott Coulter

You Know What?

David Spero

Afraid of Diabetes

Scott Coulter

Habit

David Spero

Top Fifteen Things I’ve Learned About Diabetes

Scott Coulter

Ain’t No Quit in a Diabetian!

Scott Coulter

Prohibition

Jan Chait

“Normal”: More Than a City in Illinois

Scott Coulter

How We Relate

Jan Chait

The Pickle (Lover) Has Landed

Scott Coulter

You Can’t Do It Alone

Scott Coulter

Lynchpin

Jan Chait

Another Day, Another Doctor

Jan Chait

I Do It MY Way

Scott Coulter

In the Moment

Scott Coulter

A Student of Diabetes

Jan Chait

Cupcakes and Gardens and Racing, Oh My!

Scott Coulter

Unexpected Teacher

Jan Chait

Not MY Adorable, Quivering Finger!

Scott Coulter

Sharing Diabetes With Others (Part 3)

David Spero

Accepting Everything — Even Diabetes

Jan Chait

Jan Contemplates Becoming a Hermit

Scott Coulter

Sharing Diabetes With Others (Part 1)

Jan Chait

How Was My Week? It Had Its Ups and Downs.

Scott Coulter

Play Ball!

Scott Coulter

Mind–Body Awareness and Diabetes

Scott Coulter

Thank You to Our Wise Elders!

Scott Coulter

And Repeat…

Jan Chait

Wishing the Week That Was, Wasn’t

Scott Coulter

Compared to What?

David Spero

Self-Care for Pain

Jan Chait

Got Change?

David Spero

Drugs for Diabetes Pain

Scott Coulter

Thank You, “Brand X”

David Spero

Does Diabetes Hurt?

Scott Coulter

Public Places

Scott Coulter

I’m Not Enjoying This

Scott Coulter

On the Road Again (Part 2)

Jan Chait

Home Sweet Home — Until the Next Trip

Scott Coulter

On the Road Again (Part 1)

Scott Coulter

The World Needs Diabetians!

Scott Coulter

The Art of Failure

Jan Chait

Stirring up a Potpourri

Jan Chait

Time for…the Flu?

Scott Coulter

Not Another Thanksgiving Blog!

Jan Chait

Thanksgiving Snuck Up on Me This Year!

Scott Coulter

That’s Funny

Scott Coulter

I Think, Therefore I Am

Jan Chait

You Don’t Have to Be a Boy Scout to Be Prepared

Scott Coulter

Please Don’t Give the “Special Punch” to the Keyboard Player

Jan Chait

Surgery Is Over, But What Did Life Hand Me?

Amy Campbell

Gout: The Disease of Kings…and Everyone Else (Part 2)

Amy Campbell

Gout: The Disease of Kings…and Everyone Else (Part 1)

Jan Chait

The Things I’ll Do to Get Out of Washing Dishes

David Spero

Driving With Diabetes

Jan Chait

How Busy Can It Get?

David Spero

How Do You Feel About Change?

David Spero

Diabetes Balancing Act

Web Team

Divabetic Returns to Philadelphia

David Spero

Do You Feel Deprived?

Maryam Elarbi

Fasting During Ramadan

Jan Chait

After the Initial Reaction…What?

Maryam Elarbi

Friends for Life 2012: Part 2

Jan Chait

High School and Gardens and Meeting Stuff, Oh My!

Maryam Elarbi

Meeting Louis: FFL 2007

Maryam Elarbi

Shout Out to the Siblings

David Spero

Are You a Fighter?

Maryam Elarbi

Thoughts On a Cure

Maryam Elarbi

I Can’t Stop

Jan Chait

Stylin’ the Diabetes Way

Amy Campbell

Getting Fired Up for the Fourth (of July)

Maryam Elarbi

The End Of Freshman Year

David Spero

Thankful for Diabetes?

Jan Chait

Life in an Obstacle Course

Web Team

A Day in the Life

Maryam Elarbi

Friends for Life: Part 2

David Spero

Your Diabetes and Your Family

Jan Chait

Memories Flood In; Take Over

Web Team

Perspectives on Diabetes: Kerri Morrone Sparling

Maryam Elarbi

Tips for Staying Motivated

Jan Chait

Veronica Elsea Handles Diabetes Frustrations With a Song

Web Team

DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest

Maryam Elarbi

The Pros and Cons of Type 1

Maryam Elarbi

Children With Diabetes: Philly Conference

Jan Chait

All is OK in the End, but the Middle Sucked

Maryam Elarbi

Helpful Tips for Incoming College Freshmen

Maryam Elarbi

Get Real With Yourself

Maryam Elarbi

Communication is Key

David Spero

Are You a Role Model?

Jan Chait

Do I Know How to Celebrate or What?

Maryam Elarbi

Adventures in Hypoglycemia

David Spero

Recovering From Diabetes Fatigue

Maryam Elarbi

The Importance of Consistency

Maryam Elarbi

My Mentor

Jan Chait

Uncaring? Get a Clue!

Maryam Elarbi

The Magic Number

Jan Chait

Diabetes Can Go Take a Flying Bleep!

Web Team

Tips for a Healthy Super Bowl from Mike Golic

Maryam Elarbi

College Living

Eric Lagergren

Farewell

Eric Lagergren

Goodbye to My Blog (The Penultimate Entry)

Jan Chait

You’re Fired!

Jan Chait

Aw, Geez. Here Goes Polly-Janna Again

David Spero

Vacation From Diabetes?

Jan Chait

ReCALC…ulating

Eric Lagergren

Two to Finish Up 2011

Jan Chait

Jan’s Stream-of-Consciousness Blog

Web Team

Humor for the Holidays

Jan Chait

Stylin’ (and a Recipe to Boot)

Eric Lagergren

Yes, But You’re Wrong

Eric Lagergren

Apps, Interviews, and Panels

Eric Lagergren

Don’t Blame It on the Blood Glucose

Jan Chait

Life-Changing Anniversary Coming up Fast

Jan Chait

Cat-astrophe Avoided, Jan Dreams of a Garden

Diane Fennell

Seven Steps for a Long Life

David Spero

Who Do You Talk To?

Jan Chait

Diabetes Bites, but Fun is on the Way

David Spero

Finding a Good Doctor

Amy Campbell

Getting Your (Diabetes) Ducks in Order

Eric Lagergren

30 Things About My Invisible Illness

Eric Lagergren

Crooked Cannula

Web Team

Meet Nick Jonas!

Jan Chait

I Did It My Way

Eric Lagergren

Age or Illness

Jan Chait

Diabetes Management: What’s Your Category?

Eric Lagergren

Good Control Equals Quiet Me

Eric Lagergren

Spread the Fear

Jan Chait

Has the “Busy” Let Up? Nope!

Eric Lagergren

Think About It

Jan Chait

Busy Days Stymied by “Help” and Doctors

Jan Chait

Fake Foot Flops, Leads to Learning

Eric Lagergren

Illness Wins the Day

David Spero

Bored With Diabetes?

Eric Lagergren

Kit Carry Conundrum

Jan Chait

Of Bathrooms, Legs, and Clueless People

Eric Lagergren

Pet Stress Blood Glucose

Jan Chait

Stressful Times are a-Comin’

David Spero

Sugar-Free Poetry

Jan Chait

Help! I’m Trying to Construct a Speech!

Diane Fennell

Getting By With a Little Help From Your Friends

Jan Chait

More Myths, Diabetes and Otherwise

Jan Chait

Myths, Diabetes and Otherwise

Web Team

What We’re Reading: Free Diabetes Workshops

Jan Chait

Feeling Alone? No Need With the Proper Support

Eric Lagergren

The Pump Is In The Mail

Jan Chait

Going, Going… Almost Gone?

Eric Lagergren

My Next Week

Web Team

What We’re Reading: B4U Drive Mini-Camp

Jan Chait

“Misteaks” Abound, but Outcome is Positive

Eric Lagergren

New Insulin Pump In Progress

Eric Lagergren

Down A Tenth

Jan Chait

Having It All

Jan Chait

Procedure Not Too Bad in the End

Eric Lagergren

That Old Hospital Magic

Jan Chait

Jan’s Everything Blog

Eric Lagergren

Strip!

David Spero

Diabetes and Your Work

Jan Chait

Bang! Bang! Let’s Come to Order!

Eric Lagergren

Diabetes Meta Blog

Jan Chait

Still Sick

Eric Lagergren

Srendeke

Jan Chait

Speak for Yourself, Jan

Eric Lagergren

When Is It Not Diabetes?

Jan Chait

These Past Two Weeks…

Eric Lagergren

Am I Disaster Prepared?

Eric Lagergren

Diabetes in My Media

Jan Chait

Legs and Bathrooms

Eric Lagergren

Insulin Pump Escapes Harm

Jan Chait

Hypoglycemia Leads to HyperShopping

Eric Lagergren

Threading Through Secrets

David Spero

Learning From Diabetes

Jan Chait

Inner-City Hospital Tackles Diabetes Control

Jan Chait

This Leg is Made for Walking. But When?

Jan Chait

Me and Mom

Eric Lagergren

Diabetes, Attitude, Parking Garage, and Slick Sidewalks

Jan Chait

On the Path to Whatever Passes for “Normal” Around Here

Eric Lagergren

Medical Students and Diabetes Memory

David Spero

Stopping Diabetes Medicines

Jan Chait

Cover Up or Let It All Hang Out?

Eric Lagergren

Playing the Blood Glucose Card

David Spero

Accept or Change?

Jan Chait

Jan Continues Her Search for the Perfect Potty

Amy Campbell

A New Year, a New Beginning, and a New Attitude

Eric Lagergren

Goodbye to 2010

Jan Chait

Low on Support? Pity

Amy Campbell

HealthSeeker’s Mission: A Healthier You…Via Facebook

Eric Lagergren

What Do You Do This Time Of Year?

David Spero

Getting Back to Sleep

Jan Chait

Meters and Other Stuff

Eric Lagergren

Where’d That Blog Entry Go?

David Spero

Successful Medical Appointments

Eric Lagergren

Today, This Time of Year, and, Oh Yeah, Diabetes

Web Team

What We’re Reading: SUPERVALU Promotion

Jan Chait

Food Nannies

Jan Chait

Of Doctors, Feet, and Protocol

Eric Lagergren

Bullet-Point Thursday

Eric Lagergren

My First Memorable Diabetes Nightmare

Eric Lagergren

Nothungry Oddlow

Eric Lagergren

Follow the Diabetes Meme

Eric Lagergren

Beer, Breweries, and Blood Glucose

David Spero

Small Steps

Eric Lagergren

Back to Blogging

David Spero

One Step at a Time

Jan Chait

Information? Who Needs THAT?

Jan Chait

Diabetes? Who Has Time?

Jan Chait

We’ve Got to E-lim-in-ate the Obstacles

David Spero

No More Mr. Nice Girl

Jan Chait

Lemonade Isn’t Always a Drink

Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

Approaching 40

Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

My Motivation

David Spero

The Rhythm of Health

Eric Lagergren

Summer Vacation, Blog Hiatus

Jan Chait

You Thought We Didn’t Do What?

Eric Lagergren

How Nice the Results Have Been

Jan Chait

Kittens and CPAPs and Hypos, Oh My!

David Spero

Death Is Not the Enemy

Eric Lagergren

The Family Centered Experience 2009–2010 (Part 1 of 2)

Jan Chait

When Comfort Comes in Pots, Pans, and Custard Cups

Eric Lagergren

Oh, Right, I Have A Chronic Illness, Don’t I?

Eric Lagergren

A Not Insignificant Reason For Continued Good Self-Management

Jan Chait

Food Fights Aren’t Always Fun

Jan Chait

Eating Outside the Box

Eric Lagergren

Why Are You and I Wrong?

David Spero

Shivering in Alaska

Eric Lagergren

Monday’s Domino Rally

Eric Lagergren

Mobile Infusion Set Site Change

Jan Chait

Loss of a Diabetes Mentor Renews Urge to Become a Diabetes Mentor

Eric Lagergren

Oprah, Owen, Diabetes, Me

Jan Chait

Fun Moments Take the Sting out of Dealing with Diabetes

David Spero

What Do You Wish They Knew?

Eric Lagergren

Thyroidectomy and a Side of Diabetes

David Spero

Health Advice — Stop Worrying About It

Jan Chait

Water, Water Everywhere

Eric Lagergren

’Tisn’t the Season

Jan Chait

Go Team!

Jan Chait

Fire the Doc

Jan Chait

Now, If My BGs Would Just Stop Acting Up…

Jan Chait

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

Eric Lagergren

Writing from the Sickbed

Jan Chait

It’s Not Over ’til Somebody Sings

Eric Lagergren

Adhere to Me

Jan Chait

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

Eric Lagergren

Diabetes Information Overload

Eric Lagergren

Maybe It’s (Diabetic) Complacency

Jan Chait

With Diabetes, School is Always In Session

Eric Lagergren

Supplies, Supplies, Supplies

Eric Lagergren

Flu Shot, Ultrasound, Dentist, Endo, PCP, Therapy

Jan Chait

Shake a Leg!

Eric Lagergren

Anniversary Dinner and Three Courses of Insulin

Jan Chait

Spending My Days In the Arms of Morpheus

Eric Lagergren

My Morning Implodes. Diabetes Doesn’t Help.

David Spero

Illness and Fear

Jan Chait

Got Questions? Ask Them!

Eric Lagergren

Don’t Bring Up Diabetes, Doctor

Eric Lagergren

Planning Adequately, Eating Poorly

David Spero

Are People with Diabetes Sweeter?

Jan Chait

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

Eric Lagergren

I’m a Traveling Man Who Has Diabetes

Jan Chait

Just Call Me A Peripatetic Diabetic

Web Team

What We’re Reading: Share Your Story With GlucoStories

Eric Lagergren

Random Thoughts on My Diabetes and This Blog

Jan Chait

Now How Did That Happen?

Jan Chait

Finally! A Stress-Free Weekend

Eric Lagergren

Running Scared: A Legitimate Concern or Just an Excuse

Jan Chait

Anticipation Ends in Disappointment

Jan Chait

Low Glucose Leads to High Anxiety

Eric Lagergren

They Had To Tell Me, Didn’t They?

Jan Chait

Visit to Grocery Store Leads to Whole Rant

Jan Chait

This and That About One Thing and Another

Eric Lagergren

What Did You Say?

Eric Lagergren

No Food or Drink Allowed

Eric Lagergren

Is It Just Always Something?

David Spero

Where Do You Find Support?

David Spero

Living with Fear

Jan Chait

Food For Thought

Eric Lagergren

A Smattering of Diabetes Oversharing

Jan Chait

A Good Doctor is Hard to Find

Eric Lagergren

Insurance, Skin-Prep Wipes, and Principle (Part 2)

Eric Lagergren

Insurance, Skin-Prep Wipes, and Principle (Part 1)

Jan Chait

My Week? Oh, It Was Sew-Sew

Ingrid Strauch

Conferences Closer to Home

Eric Lagergren

For the Rest of My Life, This Month

Eric Lagergren

Switching Pharmacies Is Hard on the Heart

Eric Lagergren

It’s Always There

Jan Chait

Habits Need Changing…But Not Mine!

Eric Lagergren

A List, A Diabetes List

Eric Lagergren

Am I Doing Fine, Really?

Jan Chait

What’s Up, Doc…Doc…Doc…Doc…?

Eric Lagergren

Recognizing the Need to Tweak Thought

Jan Chait

A Good Forum is Not So Hard to Find

Eric Lagergren

I’m Doing Fine, Really, But…

Jan Chait

2008 is Gone. Good.

Eric Lagergren

Here’s What I Was Going To Do

Jan Chait

It Can Only Get Better From Here

Eric Lagergren

The Weather Outside and Within

David Spero

Families and Self-Care

Eric Lagergren

The Stigmata of Diabetes

Jan Chait

The Great Thanksgiving Buffet Disaster

Eric Lagergren

Confessions of a Thanksgiving Weekend Survivor

Jan Chait

Taking Care of Me

Jan Chait

The Tooth, the Whole Tooth, and Nothing but the Tooth (Mostly)

Eric Lagergren

Insulin Pumpers: Learn from My Experience

Jan Chait

Crazy? Or Just Crazed?

Eric Lagergren

Check Check One Two

Jan Chait

Will the Goblins Be Gobblin’ at My House This Year?

Eric Lagergren

The Paranoid Moments

David Spero

Does Health Affect Your Relationships?

Eric Lagergren

A Week In The Life

David Spero

Mistakes People Make With Doctors

Jan Chait

Navigating a New Toy

Tara Dairman

Disability Law Amendment May Benefit People with Diabetes

David Spero

Speaking Up for Myself

Jan Chait

Blowing My Top (If Not My Chai Latte)

Eric Lagergren

In Dreams the Future

Eric Lagergren

Those Three Little Words

Jan Chait

Put Yourself in the Driver’s Seat When it Comes to Your Health

Jan Chait

Loss Leads to Indecision

Eric Lagergren

So How Should I Presume?

Eric Lagergren

Diabetes, Stomach Stuff, and Spousal Stress

Eric Lagergren

Infusion Tubing Snag and Pump Site Rip-Off (Beep Beep)

Jan Chait

Things That Bug Us

Eric Lagergren

The Interruption of Normalcy

Eric Lagergren

One Side Effect from a Low Blood Glucose

Eric Lagergren

Regarding the Diabetes

Jan Chait

Happy Campers, Despite Having Diabetes

Eric Lagergren

The Problem with Responsibility

Eric Lagergren

The Sound of Diabetes

Jan Chait

Jan’s Very Bad, Awful, Diet- and BG-Blowing Day

Eric Lagergren

Moving Out of the Fast Lane

Jan Chait

Mother Nature Opens a Flood of Questions

Eric Lagergren

Blockage Detected

Jan Chait

A Little Glitz, a Little Glam, to Give My Diabetes Stuff Some BAM!

Eric Lagergren

Blood on My Hands

Jan Chait

Vacations, Like Diabetes, Can Have Their Ups and Downs

Eric Lagergren

What’s the Buzz All About?

Jan Chait

What Does That Have To Do With Diabetes?

Eric Lagergren

Those Negative Inner Voices

Jan Chait

Support Comes in Many Forums

Eric Lagergren

Fifty-One On, One Off (Kinda)

Jan Chait

Having Diabetes Means Coping With Change

Eric Lagergren

A Year of Helping Medical Students

Jan Chait

Cruising My Way to a Goal

Eric Lagergren

Looking Back

David Spero

Write It Down

Jan Chait

Finding My Inner Beach Ball

Eric Lagergren

Taking It Off in Bed

Jan Chait

Where’s Your Brain When You Need It?

Eric Lagergren

Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Me

Jan Chait

"Be Prepared": Not Just the Boy Scouts’ Marching Song

Eric Lagergren

Mind Your Own Business

Jan Chait

Medicine Doesn’t Offer Any Guarantees

Eric Lagergren

Forbidden Fruit

David Spero

The Green Triangle

Jan Chait

Call Me Irrepressible

Eric Lagergren

Diabetes In My Hierarchy of Needs

Eric Lagergren

In Praise of the Diabetes Contact List

David Spero

What’s Your Motivation?

Jan Chait

Some Days Are for the Birds

Jan Chait

Setting Priorities: Diabetes Doesn’t Always Come First

Jan Chait

Sticking Point: Getting to the Tip of the Problem

Eric Lagergren

I Get By With a Little Help From the 19th Century

Jan Chait

Diabetes Costs, by the Mile and by the Gallon

Eric Lagergren

Ode to Diabetes, or Oh Diabetes

David Spero

Going Home for the Holidays

Jan Chait

Jan Cleans Out Files, Comes Up With Blog Entry

Eric Lagergren

Before They Are Doctors

David Spero

Coping With Stress Through Relaxation

Jan Chait

All Pumped Up—Again

Eric Lagergren

Diabetes, Beer, Dinner, and Medical Students

David Spero

Reducing Stress

Jan Chait

Is Today’s Throwaway Society Going Too Far?

Eric Lagergren

My Diabetes, My Family Centered Experience

Jan Chait

Just Stop Already!

Eric Lagergren

Priming the (Insulin) Pump (Part 8)

David Spero

Native Americans, Love, and Diabetes

Jan Chait

Deadlines Eat Into Food Choices

Eric Lagergren

Priming the (Insulin) Pump (Part 7)

David Spero

Are You Ready for the Holidays?

Jan Chait

Sometimes It Takes a Smarty Pants To Show You The Way

Eric Lagergren

Priming the (Insulin) Pump (Part 6)

Jan Chait

"Thimk" Before You Act

Web Team

What We’re Reading: Diabetes Photos

Jan Chait

Laughter: Almost As Good As Blood Glucose Control

Jan Chait

Your Treatment…Or Your Life?

Jan Chait

Diabetes-Savvy Mental Health Professionals Needed

Jan Chait

In the Hospital, Resistance is Futile

Jan Chait

Fitting Diabetes Into Your Lifestyle

Eric Lagergren

Back in the Saddle

David Spero

Say the Magic Word

David Spero

I Need Some Rest

Eric Lagergren

Nothing Like Experience To Ease Diabetes Anxiety

Eric Lagergren

Addicted to Your Self-Management?

Eric Lagergren

The Ubiquitous Garden Metaphor

Eric Lagergren

On Keeping a Diabetes Journal

Jan Chait

There’s a Reason We Don’t Call it "Hibegon"

Jan Chait

Tales of Hyperglycemia, Procrastination, and a Full Moon

Tara Dairman

Diabetes Mentoring Program Proposed

Andy Stuckey

Good-bye, and a Surprise Ending

David Spero

Put Your Mask on First

Andy Stuckey

Low Blood Glucose Story of the Week

David Spero

Wellness is a Team Sport, Part 2: Working With Family

Jan Chait

Laughter: A Good Medicine to Add to Your Arsenal

Andy Stuckey

Checking Makes My Blood Glucose Feel Lower?

Jan Chait

Fatal Distraction

David Spero

Wellness is a Team Sport, Part 1: "I Hate to Ask"

Andy Stuckey

Distracted in Canada?

David Spero

Introducing Myself

Andy Stuckey

Diabetic Superheroes and Villians

Joe Nelson

Take Care and Be Well, My Friends

Andy Stuckey

Lantus Dosing

Andy Stuckey

Dilated and Dealing With It

Andy Stuckey

Which Insulin Pen is Mightier than the Sword?

Jan Chait

Escaping the Whirlwind

Andy Stuckey

On the Road with "The Brimley"

Joe Nelson

Trying to Get Diabetes Right

Jan Chait

Fish Story

Andy Stuckey

Doctor’s Visit and Diabetic Gold

Jan Chait

Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

Andy Stuckey

A New Device and Rotating Injection Sites

Jan Chait

Stressed? That’s Life!

Andy Stuckey

On Set with Diabetes

Jan Chait

Making Food—and Diabetes—Easier To Swallow

Andy Stuckey

Sweating and Diabetes: The Tale of My Fake Snakeskin Pants

Jan Chait

Ear’s the Deal: We’re All Corny

Andy Stuckey

Get Thee to a Doctor’s Office!

Joe Nelson

56 Years of Diabetes and Still Learning

Andy Stuckey

Birthdays, Vistors, and a Solid Meal

Jan Chait

Practicing Medicine Without a License

Andy Stuckey

Regular Doctor Visits?

Andy Stuckey

Diabetes in the Altitude

Tara Dairman

What We’re Reading: Be On Diabetes TV

Jan Chait

Will Maintaining Blood Glucose Ever Become Easy? Dream On, Alice!

Andy Stuckey

Diabetes and Subconscious Behavior in New Jersey

Andy Stuckey

Old Friends on the Weekend and New Friends at Dinner

Jan Chait

Get Packing! But What? And IN What?

Andy Stuckey

Valentine’s Day Candy = Cough Drops

Joe Nelson

The Times They Are A-Changin’

Jan Chait

Scared Trait. Is It Helpful?

Andy Stuckey

Diabetes: An Ass-Kicking Woman?

Jan Chait

Got Those Low-down, Fatty-Food-Eatin’, No-Carb-Countin’, High-Blood-Glucose Blues

Andy Stuckey

A Surprise Wedding and a Significant Encounter

Andy Stuckey

A Man and his BG Monitor

Andy Stuckey

You’re Always On My Mind: Questions and Thoughts About Diabetes

Andy Stuckey

More About My Diabetes/Jack Bauer Man-Purse

Jan Chait

Alterations: Not Just for Seamstresses

Andy Stuckey

A Trip to the DMV With My Diabetes Man-Purse

Joe Nelson

To Tell or Not to Tell, That is the Question

Andy Stuckey

Cheese Cookies and Christmas Memories

Jan Chait

Lousy Beat and the Lyrics Are Rotten. I’ll Give It a Zero.

Andy Stuckey

Family Projects and Sneaky Low Blood Glucose

Jan Chait

What Does Your Doc Know About Diabetes?

Andy Stuckey

Diabetic Birthdays and an Insulin-Dependent Santa Claus

Joe Nelson

A Nod of Acceptance

Jan Chait

Sleepless (But Not in Seattle)

Andy Stuckey

YouTube, Diabetes, and a Story

Andy Stuckey

You Pricked What?

Jan Chait

Giving Thanks—Even For Diabetes

Jan Chait

Flying With Sharp Objects

Andy Stuckey

Exercise Remedy

Jan Chait

Diabetes: Portrayal vs. Reality

Andy Stuckey

My Archnemesis: Granny’s Cooking

Jan Chait

Trying to Control the Uncontrollable

Andy Stuckey

Schedules, Sleep, and the Usual Suspect

Jan Chait

Should You Be Eating That?

Andy Stuckey

Diabetes At Work

Andy Stuckey

Better Know a Pharmacist

Andy Stuckey

3-D Life with Diabetes

Jan Chait

Diabetes and Life and Vice Versa

Jan Chait

Walking the Euglycemic Tightrope

Andy Stuckey

A Day at the Races

Jan Chait

Fast Days Need Slow Consideration

Andy Stuckey

Substitutions: A Way of Life

Joe Nelson

The Courage to Live With Diabetes

Jan Chait

Life After Insulin (Yes, There is One)

Andy Stuckey

How Many Sticks Does It Take

Andy Stuckey

Back From the Honeymoon

Jan Chait

Tendon-cy for Injury

Andy Stuckey

Dinner With a Diabetic Friend

Jan Chait

When a Camp is a Support Group

Andy Stuckey

Playing the D Card

Jan Chait

Terrorist-Inspired Diabetes Terrors Weigh on Mind

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