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Cataracts are Depressing

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© 2014 Scott Strange, Strangely Diabetic and http://StrangelyDiabetic.com

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 [...]

I Wasn't Being Polite, Miss Manners

© 2014 Scott Strange, Strangely Diabetic and http://StrangelyDiabetic.com

Miss Manners, in a brilliant failure of advice, tells a traveler that he would be very impolite to test his glucose in public saying

Restrooms exist to provide a proper location for such necessary activities when away from home, and those [...]

I'm Sure All Patient Concerns Are Absurd

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

**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 [...]

There's A Reason For All This

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

** This one goes out to my friend Christel who, despite being very short, reminded me why I do this.

The last few months have been pretty smooth, mentally, but probably not in the way you might expect…

Early in the summer, I found myself [...]

Patients Are A Distraction, A Sideshow

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

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 [...]