Subscribe to RSS - Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes

Study: OSA common in Type 1 diabetics

 - 
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

 - 
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

 - 
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

 - 
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

The LBD

 - 
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.

Pages