Category Archives: Healthcare Professionals

Coasting Along

I had my quarterly A1C appointment this morning. I didn’t have very high expectations for it. Truth be told, I haven’t been doing much in the way of proactively managing my diabetes. I don’t log my blood sugars and I … Continue reading

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New Year, New A1C Result

Technically my endocrinologist appointment was on Monday, so not exactly in the new year, but close enough. And as I predicted, my A1C went up. I just can’t — okay, okay, never say can’t — I pretty much have the … Continue reading

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One Week As A PWD

Awhile back, I learned about Michelle Litchman — a nurse practitioner specializing in diabetes in Salt Lake City — and her Fakeabetes Challenge. The Fakeabetes Challenge is a one week challenge where a non-PWD who works in healthcare attempts to live like … Continue reading

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God’s Country

I wanted to be prepared. I didn’t want to go to my appointment with lofty expectations, so this morning I downloaded my Dexcom to see what the latest numbers said. The 14 day average was 154 mg/dl. The 30 day … Continue reading

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The Countdown

I made my second first appointment with an endocrinologist in Minneapolis. As you may remember, I had my first appointment at the beginning of June and while the appointment was okay, I didn’t feel that I really jived that well … Continue reading

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My First (Minnesota) Endocrinologist Appointment

This morning I had my first endocrinologist appointment in Minnesota. The appointment went okay. It wasn’t terrible, but it wasn’t exactly great either. It’s hard to put into words, which is kind of a problem when you’re a blogger! When … Continue reading

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DSMA September Carnival: Is There A Doctor In The Internet?

The September DSMA blog carnival picks up from where the DSMA live chat left off at the AADE conference in August: assuming online interactions with HCP becomes a “mainstream” thing, what would you like those conversations to be about? The … Continue reading

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