The other day I got to thinking about how I needed to see my general practitioner. It has been about nine months since I last saw her, and she wanted to see me three months ago. I conveniently forgot to put it on my phone. There is nothing convenient about it. Why do you ask?…… Continue reading Dealing With Doctor Appointments
Hi, Everyone. This blog may be a bit off the map compared to my usual blogs, but it needs to be addressed. I discuss the complicated process of replacing a lost continuous glucose monitor (CGM). A few weeks back during one of the Blizzards, I was on my way to my private practice where a…… Continue reading Health Insurance Insanity!!!
“Jane, own ” a Codependent Person with Diabetes Meet Jane. Jane is 25 years old, and got engaged last year. She has Type 1 diabetes, and is currently on medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Jane came to me to address her fear of checking her blood sugar. She also expressed concerns about her…… Continue reading Diabetes Care or Codependency?
Growing up with diabetes was difficult, to say the least. In 1977, there was no support or guidance. Things have changed for the better but still lots of parents are unaware of what is available to them. A big part of creating a safe environment for your child at school requires constant communication between you…… Continue reading It's Time For School! (Children with Diabetes)
Halloween night is great!!! A client of mine discusses his experience. He got tons of candy and since he could no longer have it every day he was looking forward to it more than ever. In denial, he had made himself believe he would be able to keep it. It started like every other Halloween.…… Continue reading Halloween Past
So every day after school as a little child I would go and stay at my aunt’s house. Wait! Stop! Before I go on, I must preface this Blog with the fact that most diabetic police mean well (so if my aunt reads this, I want you to know that I know you meant well).…… Continue reading The Diabetic Police III