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I'm Sure All Patient Concerns Are Absurd

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**Warning: This contains controversial statements and comments of unusual sarcasm.

I recently attended the Diabetes Mine Innovations Summit as a scholarship winner of the The DiabetesMine™ Patient Voices Contest. You can see my entry video here. This is an event [...]

Patients Are A Distraction, A Sideshow

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Recently, I was bemoaning the fact that while the first conference specifically addressing diabetes and depression was a good start, there really wasn’t a significant patient presence (not to mention we only learned of it about 4 days before the event). Lot’s of [...]

The Dark Ages of Yesternow

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My friend Kelly Kunik often refers to the time before glucose meters, rapid acting insulins and insulin pumps as the Diabetic Dark Ages. And while, for most of us in the developed world at least, those days are long gone there still seems [...]

A Never Ending Story

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Living with a chronic illness is a never ending story.

A never ending series of appointments A never ending series of trips to the pharmacy A never ending series of things we must do A never ending series of things we can’t do A never [...]

Silly Questions

© 2013 Scott Strange, Strangely Diabetic and http://StrangelyDiabetic.com

I had an eye appointment the other day and as the nurse was taking vitals as such, one of the questions she asked was “What’s was the range of your glucose readings in the last 30 days?”

I hate questions like that. Personally, I really [...]