4 Posts Tagged "diabetes"


Aiming for the Joslin 50 Medal

With a bit of uncertainty on the exact date, I am fairly sure tomorrow marks a milestone making me eligible to apply for a bronze medal from the Joslin Diabetes Center. That means making it to 50 years living with Type 1 Diabetes (at least doubling the scare tactic Dr Silver at Camp Glyndon tried […]


Metronome of Diabetic Life

The period, in terms of the reciprocal of frequency, is 3 days. Every 3 days comes a beep from the box hanging on my belt. It actually looks like one of those antique pager devices. That’s the warning that the supply of insulin in my insulin pump is getting low, usually when there are less […]


40 Years on the Stick

I cannot believe I missed the exact date maybe 2 weeks ago, but it was 40 years ago in late October I was diagnosed as a type 1 diabetic. The story is a good one. One day, out of the blue, I woke up and told my Mom I did not want to go to […]