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The World is a Little Vile Lately…….Yes?

There is a line from the Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol, that I have always liked. It’s enough for a man to understand his own business, and not to interfere with other people’s. Mine occupies me constantly.

Now in the …

Good-Bye 2016….and Thank……YOU!!!!!!

Well tear the page off the calender, 2016 is history.  Much has surely happened this year and as I reflect on it, I realize that so much good happened in the year.  I know many feel differently, and that is …

Diabetes Dad: Our Diabetes Journey…….Energy Better Spent…..Why Argue????

At a recent event, I was engaged in a discussion with a couple who are ‘fairly new’ on this journey.  After a conversation on a myriad of topics the gentleman said to me, “Can I ask you something personal?”  Never …

For One Brief Moment

For one brief moment may you find the peace and solace you need to enjoy those around you.
For one brief moment, although you will never forget pain, be allowed to focus on what you DO have around you that …

Diabetes Dad: NEWSBREAK: When A Child Dies, Yes it’s Okay to Question……..Yet Again.

It seems to be, reading the posts all over social media, that a young lady, another one too young, has passed away.  From what I am reading, it seems there was a ‘kink’ in her pump tubing and insulin was …

In The Trenches With Diabetes Dad: T1D Hero to Make History This Weekend in Talledega

It’s not only his unquenchable thirst to succeed; it’s not only his drive to win; it’s not even his incredible relationship with the folks at Lilly Diabetes that keeps so many pulling for him—-it’s the way; at every turn (pun …

In The Trenches With Diabetes Dad: The John and Paul of Naples Florida……Music to our Diabetes Ears

I read something by Paul McCartney recently that really struck me.  He was talking of the many things written about the conflict between he and John Lennon.  He stated that inasmuch as it was true (most of it, depending on …

Are Rising Insulin Prices REALLY the Fault of Just/Primarily the Insulin Companies? With Diabetes Dad

Early on in my career, I was fortunate enough to be on the staff of the highest ranking official in my town.  My town was bigger than 11 states so it was a pretty large area. During a new snow, …