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Turkey Day Post

Happy Thanksgiving! Yes, another major food-fest, which is particularly difficult for us PWDs, I know. But I love the slow four-day weekend, the once-a-year chance to eat sweet potatoes AND cranberries in one meal, and the fall colors. I love the fact that we unpack our old home movies and spend most of the weekend lying on the floor watching hours of my older children as babies crawling around and babbling into the camera. “I…

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D-Blog News Flash!

Exciting news! My @#$! Amazing Stories post helped spawn another blog child: Melissa, who told her story so poignantly here, is now recording her own adventures at her new blog, How’s the DB? I love how she explains the title: “I must get asked this question at least once a day. How do you even begin to answer such a crazy question? To most people I am speaking a foriegn language anyway…” Go post a…

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Sidekick & Amigo

I just discovered two new-ish diabetes products with cutsey names: Sidekick and Amigo (unrelated). Heh — the branding experts sure get it that we PWDs have an intimate relationship with our D-gadgets. Here are the details:
SIDEKICK from Home Diagnostics, Inc., is a compact little BG meter built right into the test strip vial. It’s apparently the smallest blood glucose testing system on the market. It’s available at drug stores everywhere, and very convenient for…

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Sidekick & Amigo

I just discovered two new-ish diabetes products with cutsey names: Sidekick and Amigo (unrelated). Heh — the branding experts sure get it that we PWDs have an intimate relationship with our D-gadgets. Here are the details:
SIDEKICK from Home Diagnostics, Inc., is a compact little BG meter built right into the test strip vial. It’s apparently the smallest blood glucose testing system on the market. It’s available at drug stores everywhere, and very convenient for…

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Big D Roundup: More Blogs, Bags, BG Gadget

It seems that even with my nifty new “Weekly Nuggets” section, I never can get around to posting everything I’d like to. It’s humanly impossible. So here’s my latest catch-up on some neat new stuff in the diabetes/Web world:
* Check out a neat new glucose testing gadget over at Medgadget. The so-called “In1″ is a sleek little all-in-one blood testing kit invented by a diabetic design student. Mouse-sized and fits neatly in the side…

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