Battle with Diabetes
Highlights: Gastric bypass surgery – last resort or best hope? Also, a soldier’s battle with diabetes in Iraq; and a restaurant where the menu is 100% diabetes-friendly.
Special Guests: Sgt. First Class Mark Thompson; Dr. David Lourie
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Bueno Breakfast Burrito Arugula and Watercress Salad Pork Chops Braised in Milk Club Calzone Red Chile Stew Orange Caramel Flan Roasted Vegetables With Pork Tenderloin Acorn Squash Soup Leafy Tofu Tropical Muffins
Charlie’s 12-year anniversary with type 1 just passed and I still know nothing about this diabetes and why it hates us so much. As if to remind us that it was its anniversary, diabetes unleashed hell on Friday. Charlie was stranded well over 400 for hours and even tipped the scale at 580. Susanne pulled Charlie out of school and started what became a wartime exercise in futility. It was one of the worst blood sugar days we’ve had in years. ...