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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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In the News: Truckers, Curses and Mayonnaise

Diabetes news headlines from around the world.

Diabetes in trucking: Three things you need to know: American Trucker

1: Convoys don’t like to wait for blood sugar checks. Jerks!

2: Be careful with p (READ MORE)

Counting Fingers

Like many others in the diabetes online community, I was very happy to see Denise Faustman’s clinical testing of a type 1 diabetes vaccine moving to phase 2.

While I’ve learned to contain my happiness when stories about cures for diabetes come and go, I do believe (READ MORE)

Ice vs Land

Either we’ve completely bought into the cream-filled notion that people with type 1 diabetes can do anything or we’ve absolutely lost our minds.

Following an intense week of hockey camp, Charlie just completed an intense week of lacrosse camp. The difference for me (READ MORE)

The Italian Spy

I hate that it has to be this way, but we were due for a high. Not just a fleeting high; a high that lingers into the early evening and stays like unwelcome houseguests long into the night.

The week of hockey camp kept Charlie’s blood sugars in or below range around (READ MORE)

Google Reviews

I know I shouldn’t do this, because frankly it’s depressing, but sometimes I read Google reviews of Charlie’s diabetes.

Linda R. – 1 star: Horrible. Nothing worked. Would not recommend.

Paul M. – 1 star: Pump settings difficult to understand a (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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