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Rob Rummel-Hudson is a writer living in the Dallas area. He was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in February of 2006 and controls his blood sugar levels with medication, diet and the occasional (and usually accidental) exercise.
His book, Schuyler's Monster, is a memoir focusing on his experiences raising a little girl with a rare neurological disorder that leaves her unable to speak. It will be published by St. Martin's Press in February 2008.
He can also be found at Fighting Monsters with Rubber Swords.
As I mentioned in my previous post, there's been a great deal of discussion lately about what it means to be a diabetic and how we as type 1s and type 2s self-identify with our disorders. It's come as part of a larger (and, in my opinion, 100% stupid) dialogue about which is worse, type 1 or type
It's been an odd few weeks here on the Beedies front. When my doctor sent me to see the endocrinologist a few weeks ago, it was with the grim admonishment that I was most likely going to have to go on insulin. My comfortable little world of better living through pharmaceuticals was going to be sw
As a part of Diabetes Awareness Month, today is apparently D-Blog Day. On this day in 1944, diabetes bloggers stormed the beach at Normandy and made the world safe for democracy. Or something like that; I should go look it up.
Anyway, to commemorate the o (READ MORE)
One day. I'll learn to start listening to that voice, the one that occasionally gives me advice, the voice that I largely ignore. It's a tiny little internal voice, coming (I presume) from a tiny little internal smart guy. In my imagination, he dresses much better than I do.
Megan was diagnosed in 2009 with Type I. As an RN, she was familiar with the medical side of her diagnosis; learning to be a good patient on the other hand, was and continues to be the challenge of her day to day life. (Read More)