16 05, 2017

Unexpected Run-ins With Health Care

By | 2017-07-26T07:50:26+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Diabetes Blog Week Posts, Online Diabetes Advocacy|

It's Diabetes Blog Week 2017 and I am excited to participate. It's been a while since I successfully posted everyday of #DBlogWeek, but I am up for the challenge this year. Today's Topic: Diabetes and the Unexpected When I think about the unexpected things that have happened to me since being diagnosed with diabetes, the health care system is at [...]

5 08, 2016

My Medical Visits: Experiences to Talk About

By | 2017-08-01T03:08:37+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Diabetic Services, Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Online Diabetes Advocacy|

Recently, I was asked to write a brief opinion piece about an experience I had as a patient. As I began writing, I realized that I have so many stories because living with a chronic illness means constantly going to the doctor. Since I could only pick one story for the magazine, I decided to post a few stories on [...]

22 08, 2011

Saying Goodbye to Byetta

By | 2017-07-27T06:42:36+00:00 August 22nd, 2011|Diabetes Product Reviews, Medications and Type 2 Diabetes, Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes|

On Thursday, I went to my specialist and got the news that I've been waiting all summer to hear...You no longer have to take Byetta.   I've been working really hard (eating right, exercising, and taking my medication) so that by the end of summer my close relationship with Byetta would be over.  My Endocrinologist, whom I was seeing for [...]

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