Tag Archives: A1c

In The Trenches With Diabetes Dad: More Than Standing on Two Legs……….These Marvels DO It on Wheels……..Be Inspired.

To do the impossible.  To march into hell for a heavenly cause.  To do what others could only imagine.  To go beyond the limits.  To go beyond type one.

Twenty riders leaving New York and riding…….riding…..riding……4296 miles to San …

Diabetes Health Type 2: 200-pound Loss Helps Phillip Get Off of Insulin and Metformin

How did Phillip Brenneman lose 200 pounds and get off insulin
How did Phillip Brenneman lose 200 pounds and get off insulin

How did Phillip Brenneman lose 200 pounds and get off insulin, metformin and his cholesterol and blood pressure medications?

The Garrett, Ind., man says he did it literally one …

In The Trenches With Diabetes Dad: Second Child Diagnosed Lottery……..Not the Win Wanted!

Dad, I’m peeing a lot.
Thus started a series of events that would end up with my youngest of three becoming our second child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D).  You can find many statistics about having two kids with …

In the Trenches with Diabetes Dad: No Such Thing as Small Actors in the Diabetes World

As is well-known, my last life was all about the theatre, television, and acting.  There’s a saying in the theatre world that goes like this; there is no such thing as small parts…..just small actors.”  I once directed a group

In the Trenches with Diabetes Dad: Everything is Not Always as Appears

As many people know,  I spend a good deal of time up in the air.  Traveling is a part of my job and as I travel to so many places, I share that “I have to do what I do….I …

Diabetes Dad: There Comes a Time When One Must Speak Out

There comes a time when one just cannot take it anymore.  The struggle to figure out which way the world is front, and which is back.  So many people stating which is the right way, which is the wrong way, …

A Year from Today I will Give her Away………But I Wonder One Thing……………….

Exactly one year from today I will do something and it will be the only time I will ever do it in my life.  I will walk my daughter to the front of where those closest to us will have …

NEWSBREAK: CBS This Morning Reports on Insulin Costs, The Players, and the Lawsuit

As I wrote/reported recently, there is a lawsuit pending against the insulin companies regarding collusion on insulin pricing of late and how all parties must come together (read it here).  Today, on CBS This Morning, they report the …

NEWSBREAK: RYAN REED WINS IN DAYTONA…..Diabetes at 187 mph!!!!!

I have no voice from screaming at the TV.
Car accident after car accident.
Two involving Ryan.
But still, he kept coming back.
And kept coming back.
In a race that went into overtime….
Ryan Reed won at Daytona tonight