Tag Archives // endo

The Case for CGM

July 3, 2014 // CGM // No Comments

It can be extremely difficult to get an insurance company to cover the costs of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. The excuses that these holdout insurance companies provide as to why they don’t want to cover CGM are becoming less […]

Dealing with Rx Coverage Changes

November 4, 2013 // Perspective // 7 Comments

Open Enrollment is that magical time of year when you have a brief window of opportunity to make decisions about your retirement, savings, life insurance, health insurance, and whether or not you want to join the local granola grocery co-operative […]

Just Ask

May 13, 2013 // Dblog Week // 4 Comments

It’s the 4th Annual Diabetes Blog Week! If you want to participate, or if you want to see what other diabetes bloggers have to say about the daily topics over the next seven days, head over to Karen’s blog at […]

Seeing Things

March 27, 2013 // Doctor // 6 Comments

I’m finally learning to accept some things. Not everything, but some things. For example, I’ve learned to accept that cooked carrots and mushrooms are disgusting and have no place on the food pyramid. Except maybe underneath the pyramid, as compost, […]

2012 Goals & Resolutions

January 2, 2012 // Goals // 4 Comments

Last year I put together a post of some of the things that I wanted to accomplish in 2011. My first goal was to get my A1C under 6.2. At my last three endo visits, my A1C was 5.6, 5.7, […]

The Plus Factor

November 13, 2011 // NHBPM // 2 Comments

National Health Blog Post Month, Day 13: Open a book. Point to a page. Free write for 10-15 minutes on that word or passage. Post without editing if you can! Presently I’m in the midst of a couple of books, […]

Growing The DOC

November 10, 2011 // NHBPM // 5 Comments

National Health Blog Post Month, Day 10: The future of online activism. Our favorite social media sites are constantly undergoing renovations to become quicker to navigate, easier to interact with, all encompassing, mobile, and everywhere. Imagine the same thing about […]

Unconscionable Numeracy

September 30, 2011 // Perspective // 6 Comments

Last week at the 6th Annual Education Forum on Diabetes Prevention & Management conference, I witnessed clinical healthcare professionals learning and sharing about the impact of diabetes, issues from the patient perspective, issues from the healthcare professional perspective, and enough […]


June 16, 2011 // Endocrinologist // 2 Comments

I’ve got the Prendojitters, and maybe even a new entry to the Diabetes Terms of Endearment. You’ve probably contracted the Prendojitters before too, but you just didn’t know what to call this particular collection of symptoms. The Prendojitters are a […]

Getting Broken Things Fixed

June 5, 2011 // Invisible Illness // 3 Comments

I can feel it. It is slithering in like a snake through murky water. It makes little ripples as it moves in, just enough to sense it if you’re looking for it, but not enough to visibly disturb the peace […]

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