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** There’s a lot of talk going on now about #Dstigma and this talk needs to happen. Along those lines I am reposting a blog that originally appeared on Strangely Diabetic on May 29, 2012

Last time I blogged about stigmas and how powerful [...]

The Future is Now

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Back in the day, the demographics of type 1 diabetes were pretty simple. Kids got it and their parents cared for them. Once they grew up, they tended to drop from the radar screen of society as they went to college, got married, [...]

What Doesn't Make Diabetes Emotional?

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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 [...]

Void

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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

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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 [...]