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It's a diabetes thing

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Last week, I mentioned to editor Liz that I needed to leave early for a dentist appointment.

“It seems like you’ve been going to the dentist a lot,” she said.

“Yep. I go four times a year now,” I replied.

“Is that a diabetes thing?” she asked.

Like taking candy from a baby. Or, carbohydrates from The Kid.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Last week, I was working diligently to wrap up my work on the October issue of HME News when I suddenly thought: low blood sugar.

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Outlier snacks, data and the tyranny of the blank (logbook) page

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Monday, August 7, 2017

When it comes to data in healthcare, nothing does it like diabetes.

Study: OSA common in Type 1 diabetics

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09/20/2016

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 Medscape.com.

I have a drug problem

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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?

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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

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06/10/2015

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

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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

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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

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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

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