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It's Been A While

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Actually, it’s been a damn long while since I posted anything here. Good things are happening advocacy wise, I was named to the 2014 Medicine X Honor Roll and I’ll be part of a panel discussion on patient generated data at Health Datapalooza in May. The kind folks over at DSMA Live invited me over […]

A Tale of Medicine X

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Walking down the hall toward my first panel discussion on Chronic Illness and Depression (check it out below), I was feeling pretty anxious. While I’ve written extensively of my own experiences with depression and my journey with therapy, being recorded & even part of a live webcast was uncomfortably different. I was putting a […]

Let's Talk Stigma

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** There’s a lot of talk going on now about #Dstigma and this talk needs to happen. Along those lines I am reposting a blog that originally appeared on Strangely Diabetic on May 22, 2012

Since I have written so heavily about my battle […]

What Doesn't Make Diabetes Emotional?

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Some days it seems like everything about diabetes triggers something: frustration, anger, WTF, the despising of device alarms, the inability to not eat everything, cursing and a love/hate relationship with carbs. You know, that list could go on for a while so it might be […]

Cataracts are Depressing

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about needing cataract surgery and the fear that I had about it. The surgeries went well and I am the proud owner of new intraocular lenses. This is a complication of diabetes, so often considered a failure, so needing […]