Hypoglycemia Treatment: how to avoid the blood-sugar-roller-coaster


I love roller-coasters.  Since childhood, I’ve always enjoyed the thrill of holding on for dear life while being thrust in 37 different directions racing on a track high above the ground.  What I don’t like are blood-sugar-roller-coasters.  Those days when the sugar and the insulin can’t seem to balance….and it feels like someone spiked your … Read moreHypoglycemia Treatment: how to avoid the blood-sugar-roller-coaster

Finding your “Why”


I often speak of having “reasons”, a “why”, a “greater good” that’s bigger than ourselves.  I truly believe that this framework constitutes a pillar of success in life, and therefore, in diabetes management.  The following is an excerpt from an earlier post, where I describe the foundation of my “why”, and how it provides clear … Read moreFinding your “Why”


“I’m sorry, sir, but the insurance will not cover you to test that many times per day.” “I don’t have any other patients testing that much, there must be some other issues going on.  I know your A1c is good, but you shouldn’t have to test that often.” I’ve heard these lines and many others … Read moreTesting…testing…1-2-3

Tips for Battling the Diabetes Blues

It’s basically impossible to live your entire life without at least once feeling down in the dumps about diabetes. Check out the video below where I describe 2 tips that may help you persevere through such feelings.  Let me know what get you through in the comments below. Thanks!…..and let’s be less than 7, greater … Read moreTips for Battling the Diabetes Blues

Patron Saints of Diabetes

“Say a prayer for Johnny.  He’s come down with a virus.” “I’ll be praying that everything works out for you and your family.” “Pray that we have the wisdom to make the right decision.” It’s certainly becoming less and less common.  But for those of us over the age of 30, these were very familiar … Read morePatron Saints of Diabetes