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It's a diabetes thing

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.

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.


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

Monday, August 7, 2017

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

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.