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School Nurse Issues!
Hello all! I'm sure it has been posted many times before, but we are having a horrible time with our daughter's school nurse. She is only ten and in fourth grade. We have had some incidents of her school nurse overstepping when it comes to educating Jocelyn on her diabetes. Things such as mild...
19 Mar 2013
JDRF Comments on Economic Impact of Diabetes
New York, NY, March 6, 2013 —Health economists funded by the American Diabetes Association released an update today of their analysis of the costs of diabetes in the United States, noting an increase in cost of 41 percent, from $174 billion in 2007 to $245 billion in 2012. The analysis points to...
8 Mar 2013
Starting on Lyrica
Wondering if anyone has experience with starting Lyrica (or its relative, Gabapentin) for diabetic neuropathy. I'm not sure if I have neuropathy but I have chronic tendonitis in my ankle and up my calf, as well as pain around the side/back of my knee which my podiatrist thinks is the major nerve...
25 Jan 2013
Re: Petition for Disease Name Change
This exact topic has been on my mind quite a bit lately. So I found myself doing some research and putting thoughts together as I went. What I came up with is below, seems like a lot but if you have time to read, I'd love to hear your thoughts. Mirriam-Webster Dictionary Definition of DIABETES :...
6 Jan 2013
Wednesday, November 14/ 2012
Happy National Diabetes Awareness Day!!! Today of course I wore blue ( Type 1 color ) and had massive good luck than usual. In my middle school I am in a club called " Book Club " and I won a draw for a free book. Its called " Everest".And to celebrate today on friday my friend is...
14 Nov 2012
Walking for the Future
I wrote a post on my blog The Juice Box Diaries about my experience at the Walk to Cure Diabetes yesterday in St. Louis, MO. I'd love to share that blog here, however, the original post has some great pictures that I'd love for y'all to see. So, instead I'm just going to post the link...
9 Oct 2012
Looking for Exercise Consultant
Okay so I'm really struggling lately with getting my numbers in range. I'm fine before workouts and then low after workouts or fine before workouts and then super high after workouts or I'm super high before workouts and then fine after workouts. I'm trying to be as consistent as I can...
4 Oct 2012
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