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  1. Katie from SF, CA
    Katie from SF, CA March 17, 2010 at 9:23 am | | Reply

    Hey Amy!

    Great post. Check out mine from today… you might like to hear the news…

    http://katieshealthjourney.blogspot.com/2010/03/too-good-to-be-true.html

    Cheers! – Katie

  2. David
    David March 17, 2010 at 9:47 am | | Reply

    Your observation that the website is produced by Novo reminds of the two identical letters I have received from Novo since switching to Levemir. Somehow Novo got wind of my switch along with my name and address and it gives me a bad feeling.

    I assume Novo learned of my switch from my doc. The letter contained harmless and useless pablum about being sure to follow the drug’s usage instructions properly. A small thing but a symbol of the inappropriate relationship between pharma and health care providers.

    I received a free sample of Levemir to try it and I suspect my acceptance of the vial constituted “permission” for my doc to provide Novo with my name and address.

  3. Erin
    Erin March 17, 2010 at 11:31 am | | Reply

    Corned beef and cabbage is really an American meal. In Ireland they eat bacon with their cabbage, and that bacon is more like the Canadian kind than ours. It’s yummy.

  4. Max
    Max March 17, 2010 at 7:00 pm | | Reply

    That is so interesting how two different countries with different cultures can be so alike with a common thing like diabetes, thank you for your research, it was really entertaining.

  5. Christine Michael
    Christine Michael March 22, 2010 at 3:04 am | | Reply

    Hi Amy, thanks for a great post! Just to make things crystal clear, it might be worth reminding readers that Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are two separate countries, and the advocacy group for Northern Ireland is the NI region of Diabetes UK. Their website is independent.

  6. Steve
    Steve March 22, 2010 at 4:39 pm | | Reply

    I love Corned Beef and Cabbage!

  7. Stacy
    Stacy April 14, 2010 at 10:04 am | | Reply

    Amy,
    Hi I just came across your blog. I am doing some research about starting a diabetes blog.. I became interested in your entry about Ireland. My husband is a type 1 diabetic of 35 years and he is from Ireland..
    I really enjoyed reading your blog. My husband is also a writer and a published author.
    Thanks

  8. Dhibhi
    Dhibhi August 29, 2010 at 5:04 am | | Reply

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