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What Doesn't Make Diabetes Emotional?

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

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 [...]

Responding to the Response About the Re.. Ah Crap, Just Read It

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

Last week’s DOC response to Miss Manners advice to a diabetic traveler was often emotional but consistently said that her advice was wrong and hurtful. Then there were some very thoughtful responses to that DOC response itself from folks like Chris, Sara, Kari calling out [...]

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 [...]

The Dark Ages of Yesternow

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

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 [...]

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 [...]