Monthly Archives: September 2017

The eXercise Factor

Exercise means different things to different people: dreaded addictive fun boring enjoyable tedious social For those of us with diabetes, exercise is an important part of managing blood glucose. It’s not easy and it’s not always consistent. Whether you ride … Continue reading

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Serving, not pleasing

“…more often than not, trying to please everyone a little is a great way to please most people not at all.” Seth Godin I’ve been told that serving is more important than pleasing, and I wholeheartedly agree. Last week I … Continue reading

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John Denver and Diabetes

Listening to John Denver while walking on the treadmill, I really heard the words to Rocky Mountain High, particularly the very first line: He was born in the summer of his 27th year; coming home to a place he’d never … Continue reading

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Autism Speaks in Person-Centered Language

Did you see 60 Minutes last night? They did a very informative segment on autism, in which they used only person-centered language. I heard only kids with autism, people with autism, kids without autism, and when someone has autism. I … Continue reading

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