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Study: OSA common in Type 1 diabetics


YARMOUTH, Maine – Obstructive sleep apnea is common in people with Type 1 diabetes, especially those who have had the disease for a long time, says a study reported on

I have a drug problem

Monday, January 18, 2016

Now that you’ve fallen for my cheap, attention-grabbing ploy, let me clarify: after another year of white-knuckling it through “HR analyzes health coverage plans season,” a nightmare has come true.

Hey Medtrade, what's your type?

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Today, while hanging at the HME News booth (1755), I had the pleasure of meeting someone who reads my blogs.

“Hi Theresa, you’re the Type 1 of the group, aren’t you?”

Study: Disconnect on diabetes awareness


BETHESDA, Md. – More than half of the U.S. public doesn’t know that diabetes can cause other major health issues, according to a new survey.

Dios Mio! Diabetes from Maine to the Dominican Republic

Friday, May 22, 2015

I really didn’t want to go on my after-work walk yesterday, but I am really trying to make it a habit. Plus, our office manager was handing out Klondike Bars and while I usually say no to such enticements, yesterday I decided to go for it (mistake 1).

Babycakes, it's Blue Friday

Friday, June 27, 2014

I'm not sure what Editor Liz Beaulieu thought when she perused the recent OIG reports on market share of mail order diabetes supplies but I took a look and thought, holy #@%*! It's not that a shift in market share was unexpected, but to see it in black and white was truly eye-opening.

Move over, Build-A-Bear

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Some ideas are so genious, you wonder why no one thought of it sooner. 

Give up the ghost? Not me

Monday, March 17, 2014

Well, I am sorry to say today’s the day I finally pulled the plug on my plans to get a Dexcom CGM (color: pink). The reason: I can’t afford it.

Will this be the year I meet my deductible?

Friday, February 14, 2014

Yesterday, while taking a snow afternoon, I finally managed to connect with Neighborhood Diabetes (who I have actually talked to in the past for stories—kind of cool) that I was referred to by the diabetes center to get the CGM.

The good


Friday, January 24, 2014

I handed back the CGM yesterday and asked "where do I sign up?" to get one of my own. That's because, while I wouldn't want to be tethered to it constantly, the peace of mind—and the guts to more aggressively manage my diabetes—that little black device offers would be worth it. Totally.