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In the Trenches with Diabetes Dad: Does Anyone EVER Forget the Hospital Hallway?…..a New Family Just Found Out!

A two-year-old little boy was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes recently.  I don’t have permission to share their family’s story, so let’s call him L, and say he was from Minnesota for the purpose of this story.

Through a lifetime …

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 …

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 Dibetes Dad: Do You Doubt Your Child’s Future with T1D? Read this and Share.

Dear Parent,

My name is diabetes and you may have just met me or you may have known me for years.  I am not welcome and I know that I’m not.

The young lady in the picture met me when …

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 …

In the Trenches with Diabetes Dad: A Loss of a Daughter—-One Man Teaches Us that a Broken Heart is NO Reason to Stop

Stacy Joy Goodman passed away in her sleep last night.
Those were the words as they were relayed to me 23 years ago, this date, and it still shakes me to this day. The world outside of diabetes, was not …

Diabetes Dad: A Controversy Over a Defiant Little Girl……..Why? The Diabetes Community Surely Understands. by diabetesdad

I was in lower Manhattan this week for a DRI Event (which was wonderful) and across from the front entrance were two famous artworks that have become the fodder for many who like to create, said, fodder.  “Charging Bull” has …

Diabetes Dad: No One Wins if No One Plays……Where Are YOU?

I had the opportunity, recently, to be in Washington DC.  I love Washington DC and it is one of the most exciting places on earth.  So much happens there and whether you love or hate whoever is in office does …

Diabetes Dad: No One was Better for Diabetes Causes than Mary….RIP

I wish I could say I was a friend of Mary Tyler Moore’s, she surely made you feel that way.  There was a time when she, or her beloved husband Robert, and I would pass and a hello was stated.  …