Diabetes and Tattoos


  • Body Art and the Big D
    Amy Tenderich considers the pros and cons of tattoos and piercings.
  • Interview with Darren Brass
    Miami Ink's own Darrehttp://www.dlife.com/group/control_panel/manage?p_p_id=15&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=maximized&p_p_mode=view&doAsGroupId=10180&_15_struts_action=%2Fjournal%2Fedit_article&_15_groupId=10180&_15_articleId=1923183n Brass shares his diabetes story with dLifeTV.
  • Inked for Diabetes
    Travis Grubbs gets a permanent medical alert – in the form of a diabetes tattoo.
  • Ask An Expert: How Often is Safe?
    How often can a person with diabetes be pierced or tattooed?
  • Ask An Expert: Glucose Tattoos
    Where can I get a removable glucose tattoo?

Last Modified Date: May 02, 2014

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by Carey Potash
Yesterday was pretty horrible. Today is better. So far … Yesterday morning’s Dexcom graph was Mount Kilimanjaro. Today we have a dorsal fin, jutting out of the water at about 200 before descending into a connect-the-dots shark. He appears to be 63 at lunchtime versus three-hundred-something yesterday. Not perfect, but it never is. Charlie’s teacher and the nurse mentioned that he didn’t look like himself yesterday. He had taken too many body blows from diabetes...