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April 17, 2015
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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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Beer Here

Spending four days together in a hotel in Lake Placid, Charlie’s teammates and their parents definitely got a closer look into how we deal with diabetes.

And we learned more about them too.

For instance, we learned that one guy had an uncle wh (READ MORE)

Charlie's Road to Lake Placid

Much to tell about our amazing weekend in Lake Placid, but first, here is Charlie’s winning essay. Before the start of the skills competition, Charlie’s name was announced as the winner of a hockey camp scholarship.

My Road to Lake Placid


Fun Facts

Someone at work asked me for a “fun fact” about myself for an upcoming newsletter highlighting recent accomplishments.

Having just had an absolutely hellish day and night of high blood sugars, I thought …

Fun Fact: My son’s blood sugar was 525 yes (READ MORE)

Mike and the Magic Diabetes Cure

Mike Huckabee, who revealed in an infomercial that his type 2 diabetes was cured through a regimen of cinnamon and chromium picolinate, told Bass Player Weekly recently that it was not the first time cinnamon saved his life.

In the video, the political commentator pr (READ MORE)


Type Gassy

My son Ben asked Charlie if his type 1 diabetes was the reason why he farted so much.

The Armless Guzzle

Did I ever mention how Charlie drinks juice boxes to treat lows when he’s playing hockey? (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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