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Back in February, I wrote about what I keep in my diabetes kit. Well, just last month, the contents of that kit, along with my waist pack, disappeared during a trip out of town. I found myself without a meter and no insulin. Anyone whose life depends on these things will be able to identify with me—I felt quite naked.
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I appreciate the many letters we received about my February 2005 column. It’s great to have a good debate every now and then.
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A while back, a friend of mine who is very overweight went to see his doctor and was found to have an A1C of over 9%. He also had high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels and arthritic knees.
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A friend recently asked me what I have in the diabetes pack that I carry everywhere.
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I have always hoped for a cure for diabetes—who hasn’t?
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I recently spoke at the Diabetes Camping Association’s annual meeting for healthcare professionals and camp directors. This group serves a network of more than 150 organizations providing summer vacation camp for children, and adults, with diabetes.
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Though I didn’t get a cake, I just celebrated my biggest birthday. I have now lived for 30 years with diabetes—that’s 30 years of effort and worry, 30 years of information-gathering, testing, dieting, hypos, injections and doctor visits. Somehow, luckily, I have thrived.
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I am thrilled that last month’s cover person, Gary Hall, Jr., has claimed the title of “Fastest Swimmer in the World”!
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I can still hear the voices and see the faces of people telling me, when I was younger, that having diabetes would keep me from doing this or keep me from doing that.
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“It seems that if you want something done around here, you gotta do it yourself!”
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