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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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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)

Eric from STS

Eric was a plump black man with metal-rimmed glasses and a slight gap between his two front teeth. The waistline of his dark gray pants clung to his upper thigh just below his buttocks and his knuckles were dry and white.

He was married with children who were home from sch (READ MORE)

The Nasty Low

What a weird disease. It’s not enough that unregulated glucose spits like a sprinkler from his liver at all hours of the night making it impossible to get a handle on things.

It’s not enough that the same food he eats one day has a completely opposite effect the next (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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