Monthly Archives: March 2012

Diabetes Money

What would you do with $640 million? I realize the winner of the Mega Millions doesn’t get ALL of that, but hey, let’s have fun with this! What would you give to diabetes? I would give a chunk to diabetes … Continue reading

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The Scary Side of Diabetes

I just found out that a member of the diabetes family died yesterday. People die every day, but when it’s someone you know, it changes things. A friend put it perfectly: hearing that someone died, even though we don’t know … Continue reading

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Where are you with your diabetes?

Tudiabetes is turning five this year. A blog prompt from tudiabetes is as follows: Reflect on where you were the year TuDiabetes began (2007) and where you are now. My initial response was “no difference” in terms of my relationship with diabetes, … Continue reading

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Diabetes Tricks

There’s a lot to do to manage a disease like diabetes – check blood glucose, take meds, exercise, make healthy food choices, and so on. Just when you think you’ve got it down, something changes (this is true for many … Continue reading

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Diabetes Promise

It’s encouraging to find other people writing about positive attitudes. The other day I read a blog post entitled, What is your Promise? The writer mentions Chad Hymas, who I have had the pleasure of hearing speak and meeting – … Continue reading

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stress and diabetes

Are you sick of stress because people talk about it too much? Are you sick of stress because you are dealing with too much of it? Both? Neither? I tend to mention stress a lot, because in this busy, high-tech, … Continue reading

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Tired of Diabetes?

I realized yesterday that blogging is tiring. Do I have to keep blogging for the rest of my life? What if I don’t have anything to say? It seems unlikely, but it could happen. What if I just don’t feel … Continue reading

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should government regulate sugar?

Here’s an article with some ideas about government regulation of sugar. It got me thinking about where I stand on this. David Katz has been known to say that taxing junk food and sugary drinks is not enough. It’s just … Continue reading

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Positively Diabetes

I was listening to an Anthony Robbins recording (I cleaned the office last night and found a boxed set called “Unleash the Power Within” on cassette, and believe it or not, I have a boom box that still plays cassettes) … Continue reading

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Diabetes Pursuit

We’ve all heard the old saying, “you are what you eat.” I just read something that I’d like to use as a replacement for that: “…your actions will ultimately reveal what you truly value.” This article is not focused on … Continue reading

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