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The Diabetic Partner Follies, Act 14: Caring without Mothering Him

Today, another installment of the Diabetic Partner Follies — where partners of PWDs have their chance to speak out — brings us yet another new perspective on life beside the people who’ve got the ‘betes.  Janet writes that she’s delighted to have discovered the Follies, and after 20 years with her Type 1 husband, will have a lot to add.  She starts off with much emotion, and an exploration of the inherent female conflict of…

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Dr. J Does dLife & Carnival for a Cure

A lot going on this coming Sunday (March 11), so set your Tivo and mark your calendar and all that!
First, my kind and highly knowledgeable co-author Dr. Richard Jackson will appear on dLife TV this week.  That’s on CNBC Sunday 7pm Eastern / 4pm Pacific.  Dr. Jackson is Medical Director of Joslin’s highly successful DO IT (Diabetes Outpatient Intensive Treatment) program — an intensive 3-1/2 day seminar program that combines teaching and training with…

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Dr. J Does dLife & Carnival for a Cure

A lot going on this coming Sunday (March 11), so set your Tivo and mark your calendar and all that!
First, my kind and highly knowledgeable co-author Dr. Richard Jackson will appear on dLife TV this week.  That’s on CNBC Sunday 7pm Eastern / 4pm Pacific.  Dr. Jackson is Medical Director of Joslin’s highly successful DO IT (Diabetes Outpatient Intensive Treatment) program — an intensive 3-1/2 day seminar program that combines teaching and training with…

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Lifeline for Parents of Diabetic Kids

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending a unique event.  At least I think it was unique. Actually I’m kind of hoping it wasn’t — because the Pediatric Diabetes Symposium held at UC San Francisco on Saturday was nothing short of a lifeline for parents of diabetic kids.  I hope there are events like this one all over the country!
This free-of-charge program ran from 9am-3pm and featured a “Kids Kamp” daycare program so…

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