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The DO IT Program, one year later (the one when I relfect on what we’ve learned)

August 15, 2012By 7 Comments

A year ago this week, my daughter with diabetes and I were at what she chose to call diabetes rehab, but what the world calls the Joslin’s DO IT program. At the advice of her endo, Dr. Wonderful, we dragged ourselves out of bed at dawn and fought the commuters to get to Boston by […]

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Finding the answer to the question: What does hope look like? (The one when I’m profoundly moved)

July 29, 2012By 6 Comments

I’ve been searching for the answer to a question for many years now; pretty much as many years as Type 1 Diabetes has been a part of our lives. The question is this: What does hope look like? I’m talking visible, tangible, “I can reach out and touch this” hope. I’ve searched a lot of […]

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Product Review: The New iBGStar Glucose Meter: We love it! We really love it!

May 21, 2012By 21 Comments

We’re nearly 15 years into life with Type 1 diabetes on board at my house. We’ve seen a lot – the once-cool “Dex” meter that held the strips in a drum and looked like (well at least to me) a packet of birth control pills. The advent of not just insulin pumps – but insulin […]

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