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Another Happy Blood Glucose

  I had a conversation with a gentleman whose blood glucose was 117 this morning. I got very excited, because this number has huge significance for me, and I decided to share the explanation right here. Bear with me as … Continue reading

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Diabetes Challenges and Victories

Today’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge prompt is to list the 5 most difficult parts of diabetes and the 5 little, good things. Here’s what I came up with: Challenges: 1) Bubbles in my insulin. Why is that the older … Continue reading

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Diabetes Haiku

My haiku is dedicated to James Bennett, wherever he is. My haiku will make sense to those who went to Clara Barton Camp or Camp Joslin in the 80s. For an explanation, visit this post. Anyone can join the 117 … Continue reading

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The Quest for 117

I have a long history with the Clara Barton Camp for Girls with Diabetes. Those of us who attended as campers or staff call each other “Barton Girls” and we have many great memories and some inside jokes. One joke … Continue reading

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