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 in one of the longest races ever on record. BAM TAKE THAT DIABETES. My heart was pounding through my chest as I screamed at the television watching

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Diabetes Health Type 2: Managing Our Diabetes For Our Loved Ones

I think that it’s safe to say that none of us were happy when we first found out that we had diabetes. The words “you’re a diabetic” or “you have diabetes” can sound like a death sentence and while we sometimes take the news hard, our loved ones can take the news even harder. After all, diabetes falls into the same life-threatening category as heart

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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 story. What I would like to stress about this story, is as I have also stated countless times, it is touched upon here in this report but

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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 in one of the longest races ever on record. BAM TAKE THAT DIABETES. My heart was pounding through my chest as I screamed at the television watching

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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 one to run from such a question I answered, ‘Sure”. “How do you stay at it?  We are so new at this and I am

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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 being denied entry into the body.  Her blood sugar rose, she entered DKA and at 21, we have lost another precious life. There’s much discussions

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AskNadia: Diabetes and Addiction

Dear Nadia, My husband is an alcoholic and smokes a pack of cigarettes a day. I am scared his newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes is going to kill him. JS Olympia WA Dear JS, If your husband is 40 and older and smokes, he has a 50% chance of having a cardiovascular episode. His type 2 diabetes also increases his chances of having a cardiovascular

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AskNadia: Is Alzheimer Disease Type 3 Diabetes

Dear Nadia, Any information on Type 3 Diabetes? Michele DelP Twitter Follower Dear Michelle, There is much information about Type 3 diabetes in print and online. You can expect to find several definitions. How this is defined depends on which community you turn to in staying informed. Urban Dictionary’s Definition Describes Type 3 diabetes as being someone that speaks a lot about their love with

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