Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Adolescent-to-Adult Transition in Diabetes Care

There is something referred to as “the adolescent transition,” which is actually the transition to adulthood. “Emerging adulthood” is sometimes defined as ages 18-30. (Being an adult is mandatory; acting like one is optional.) The point is that as a … Continue reading

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Show up and do diabetes

Or check BG. Or exercise. I’m sure you’ve heard of writer’s block. Kids in school, authors, bloggers – everyone experiences it at some point. Same with diabetes block. This stuff gets old and we sometimes hit a wall. But showing … Continue reading

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Common Diabetes Questions

If you’ve read any of my blogs you know I’m passionate about the language (words) we use in diabetes care. I’ve mostly been focused on ways health care professionals can speak in order to empower people with diabetes, but it’s … Continue reading

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Stop Doing What Isn’t Working

Some things are pretty simple and straightforward, yet we still don’t pay attention. If something isn’t working, stop doing it. It may not seem that simple, but if we really look at every angle and use a little creative energy, … Continue reading

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