Amy Tenderich's Bio
Amy Tenderich was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in May 2003. After living overseas and many years of PR/marketing work for high-tech companies in Silicon Valley, she is currently a freelance writer and consultant in the health and diabetes industries. She is co-author of the new diabetes handbook, Know Your Numbers, Outlive Your Diabetes and recent winner of the LillyforLife Achievement Award for Diabetes Journalism. Based in San Francisco, Amy is also a full-time mom. She tells it like it is as the diabetes Patient-Pundit. Read more of her stuff at her unusual blog http://www.diabetesmine.com.
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So I wrote recently about how having someone who "gets" diabetes at your side can be so, so vital in a diabetes life. But what happens when the person you thought you could rely on fails you - in a major way? The night before the July 4th Holiday, I had a monster insulin reaction. By monster, I mean it was one of those cannot make sense of the world, cannot remember my name, cannot get out of bed and make it to the refrigerator kinds of low bloodsugars. ...