Tag Archives: glucose

An eye on the future

What do you think about getting glucose readings from our eyeballs? It appears that tears are another way – besides blood and interstitial fluid – to check glucose levels. Since people can’t necessarily cry on demand, some researchers have figured … Continue reading

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We need snow like we need glucose

I admit that I am mostly motivated for wanting snow by the fact that I bought a very expensive ski pass and I want to use it. But more importantly, we need snow! I started thinking about how my community’s … Continue reading

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Technology vs. People

I saw a great advertisement for an insurance company, while traveling recently. It went like this: “Technology when you want it. People when you don’t.” (trademark: Esurance Insurance Company). I was immediately reminded of people with diabetes and all the … Continue reading

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Get our act together

About two months ago I got a call from a pregnant woman. She told me that her OB had informed her that her blood glucose was high and that she had “one week to get her act together”. It’s probably … 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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Temperature and Blood Glucose

I had grand visions of my first blog post, but what I’ve decided to write about is the weather. The entire country seems to be dealing with freakishly cold or snowy or icy weather right now (except for the part … Continue reading

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