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Sparrowmin Patterson
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Held Hostage by the Uncontrollable
Numbers, numbers, numbers.  With three they have been anywhere from low to high whenever we check.  Haven't really had all three in range at the same time.  Each is so different.  Have you ever juggled?  That is all I seem to do now but I never learned how....
Held Hostage by the Uncontrollable
Held Hostage by the Uncontrollable
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Life is Worth It
December 28th, 2013....March 3rd, 2015.....April 5th, 2018 A child...a teenager...an adult. In severe DKA....caught early....misdiagnosed as Type 2. Type 1 doesn't care. Whether it is a sudden onset or a slow one, inevitably the pancreas won't work right an...
Life is Worth It
Life is Worth It
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Diaversary
Diaversary
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Diaversary
What Keeps Us Going Four years and two months for MonkeyMan and today marks exactly three years for Drago.  Thousands upon thousands of finger pokes.  Lots of shots.  So many pump changes and cgm changes (hey, those things have needles too).  Regularly inte...
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Diaversary
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Always There
National Diabetes Awareness Month #NDAM November 2017.  And how am I participating.  Every year has been different.  Last year my focus was difficult as at the beginning of the month I had to perform CPR on my neighbor who passed away in spite of my efforts...
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It is Always Something
At one point in my life before the boys were diagnosed with Type 1, I had a friend that lived in my neighborhood.  She had a son close to Drago's age.  We tried to get together a couple times a week but it wasn't always possible because we were dealing with...
It is Always Something
It is Always Something
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Marshy! Marshy! Marshy!
When the ground isn't solid underneath you one gets pretty good at balancing and adjusting.  You have to keep moving because staying in one place will cause you to sink.  When constant change is one's norm it is easy to forget what that would feel like with...
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Access isn't Equal
"It's Day 2 of Diabetes Blog Week, with 105 bloggers officially signed up.  Today we're discussing The Cost of a Chronic Illness. Insulin and other diabetes medications and supplies can be costly. Here in the US, insurance status and age (as in Medicare eli...
Access isn't Equal
Access isn't Equal
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When you get more than you expected
Diabetes Blog Week Monday prompt: "Diabetes can sometimes seem to play by a rulebook that makes no sense, tossing out unexpected challenges at random.  What are your best tips for being prepared when the unexpected happens?  Or, take this topic another way ...
When you get more than you expected
When you get more than you expected
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