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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 [...]

Is It Any Wonder People Don’t Trust Pharma?

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There is a brutal truth in pharma… Pharma companies exist to make money. End of story. Many people have expressed similar sentiment I’m sure, but I recently received a press release that put the situation into the spotlight for me and the diabetes community… and believe me, pharma really should have hit makeup before [...]

Dexcom Keeps Making the Same Damn Mistake

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** This post is about a device called a Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS). Read more about them here.

One of the complaints I had about the Dexcom 7+ was it’s stupid proprietary power and PC cable. The G4, despite it’s universally-defined micro-USB connector, has managed to accomplish the same damn thing.

To do [...]

OK Brainiacs… Riddle Me This: Crowdsourcing Diabetes Management

 

Let me explain why the pattern above troubles me. I have been having late afternoon lows off-and-on for months. Normally I would think I need less insulin except for a few pertinent facts:

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I Can’t Find The Word For This Type Of ‘-ism’ Or ‘-ist’

And it’s not from a lack of trying, the word simply doesn’t exist. Maybe there’s been no need for it, a word to describe a concept that is imbedded in societies around the world. Maybe it simply hasn’t risen to the level where society will take notice. Except, I believe, it has.

Let’s look at [...]