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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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DBlog Week Day Four: Imagine Your Superdevice: Insurance thinks it exists

May 17, 2012By 3 Comments

Today’s Diabetes Blog Week prompt: Describe your ultimate diabetes tool or invention. Strangely, our prescription insurance provider hinted just yesterday that one may already exist.   I was on the phone with insurance, time that in D-Mom life is rather like Dog Years: it ticks time off our life clock way quicker than just regular […]

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