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Carey Potash

Carey is a full-time hater of diabetes. The benefits stink. His 12-year-old son, Charlie, has been giving he and his wife the finger since November of 2003. Carey's parenting humor has appeared in various websites and print magazines. He resides in the suburbs of Philadelphia with his wife and three children.

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Coming to You Live from Hockey Camp - Day 2

"117 at the moment," I texted Susanne from the ice rink, referring to the Dexcom.

"Nice number," Susanne texted back. "If it would just stay that way ..."

Today had been better than yesterday. We didn't have the same post-breakfast spike that made Charlie (READ MORE)

To One Day Be Bionic

While Charlie begins day 1 of hockey camp today, a group of brave campers near Boston are beginning a two-week "bionic pancreas" trial.

I watched the video from last year's camp and lost it when Ed Damiano, the developer of the project, told eight girls that they were about (READ MORE)

Go Easy

Dear Diabetes Gods,

Hi. How are you? How has your summer been going so far? Seen any good movies? Have you had a chance to go to the beach? I hope you’re taking precautions. The sun can be very damaging to the skin. Do you have skin?

I’m sure y (READ MORE)

Summer (What) To Do List

Hi. Long time no blog. How is everyone doing?

Oh, good. Glad to hear it!

Summer has been a challenge for us, diabetically speaking. We’re finding that heat combined with puberty combined with Charlie’s insatiable elephant-like appetite is wreakin (READ MORE)

Where There’s a Spark

I honestly have no idea how we survived so many years without a continuous glucose monitor.

Following our recent “Bloody Hell” moment in which Charlie’s arm looked like a prop from a horror film, he wasn’t exactly in a hurry to dip his foot back into the CGM waters. (READ MORE)

Megan Holmes
Megan Holmes 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)
Michelle Kowalski
Michelle Kowalski Michelle Kowalski, a writer, editor and photography hobbiest living in Phoenix, was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in February 2005. In January 2008, as part of her quest to start on an insulin pump, Michelle learned that she actually has type 1 diabetes.   (Read More)
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