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Back in the Saddle

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The first sentence I wanted to begin today’s blog entry with started with the words, “When I was diagnosed.” I wrote them down, deleted them, and then wrote several variations on that theme: “Back in March when I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes…”; “When I found out…”; “When the doctor told me….” Read More “Back in the Saddle”

I Need Some Rest

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Sometimes I follow my own advice and sometimes I don’t. When I don’t, I’m usually sorry about it. Saturday night I was very sorry. I fell and injured my right hip. Why? Because I tried to do too much. I didn’t slow down. I didn’t rest. Read More “I Need Some Rest”

What We’re Reading: Type 1 Diabetes Conference Survey

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This week, we’d like to direct your attention to a survey that is gathering information about the feasibility of planning a conference for adults with Type 1 diabetes. You can find out more about the conference idea and leave comments with your thoughts at diabetes blogger Allison Blass’s post on the subject here. People who take the survey and propose a name for the conference will also have a chance to win a book or a mug.

The survey closes on September 7, so click on the link above to put in your two cents about a conference for adults with Type 1 diabetes.

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New Research Focuses on Blood Pressure Control (Part 1)

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As an article published in The New York Times earlier this week (and blogged about on DiabetesSelfManagement.com by Jan Chait and Eric Lagergren) stated, controlling cholesterol and blood pressure levels are crucial for staving off heart disease in people with diabetes. And indeed, high blood pressure, or hypertension, is a hot topic right now, as multiple new studies have addressed the rate at which it is diagnosed, the damage it can do, and ways of lowering it. Read More “New Research Focuses on Blood Pressure Control (Part 1)”

Addicted to Your Self-Management?

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I planned on writing today’s blog entry about a program I’ll be volunteering for at the University of Michigan Medical School. It’s called the Family Centered Experience (FCE)—which, by the way, was cofounded and is directed by my endocrinologist, Dr. Arno Kumagai. It’s a wonderful way for medical students to gain an understanding of illness from the patient’s point of view. Read More “Addicted to Your Self-Management?”

 

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