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

I just want some solitude. Really, that’s all I want right now.

And to stay in bed, to not have to get up, to not face today in the world. But what I really want is to be left alone and [...]

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 [...]

I Wasn't Being Polite, Miss Manners

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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 [...]

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 [...]

The Referee In My Head

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

A few months ago I wrote about trying mindfulness, especially when dealing with emotional situations. It’s helping I think and I find myself applying it to things that aren’t considered “emotions”.

Such as confusion. Right now, I’m managing a FDA Software Validation project. We are [...]