Fun Stuff

Mary Tyler Moore on Larry King Live

Caught the show last night, which I’m assuming was a rerun. As usual, Mary was a spokeswoman extraordinaire for diabetes and the work of the JDRF. But one thing floored me: when Larry asked her if diabetes had ever interfered with her work, she said, “Not really. Once I felt a little shaky in front of the camera, so I had to excuse myself to drink a glass of orange juice. Then in about 5…

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Jim Turner, Party Animal

*Still live from the ADA Conference in San Diego*
To pick up where I left off, the dLife cocktail party last night was a blast. They premiered the new season of shows, which looks to be getting better all the time. The new idea is to do a “group intro,” and then split up the hosts, so that each has a chance to shine with his or her guest. A welcome improvement, I’m sure you’d…

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Learning Lots… and My Day with Mother Love

*Reporting live from the annual ADA Conference in San Diego*
Due to some official scheduling changes and my own fickle interests, Day 1 turned out quite a bit different than planned. This morning I sat in on a session about how healthcare providers can use the National Diabetes Education Program to help their patients improve BG control. This was particularly interesting since the audience was mostly doctors and educators, and the slant was “how to…

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Comments are Open: Try It You’ll Like It

The Typepad people assure me that the problems with posting comments here are all cleared up. Hooray! Now’s your chance to speak up. Remember, no need to be profound: just chime right in!
One of my more shy readers (who worries he’s “not blogworthy” — pisha!) has emailed me with a long list of interesting feedback on recent posts. With just a little arm-twisting, I got him to agree to let me post it. So…

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Words AND Images

Some of you may have noticed that I have mastered the skill of posting both words and images here on my blog. What an Internet Wizardess I’ve become! Yet another enhancement for which I can thank the diabetes! In any case, I had a rough day yesterday — involving battery acid on my favorite jeans! and lots of small children covered head-to-toe in homemade “schlud” (schloppy mud, they tell me), and some of those kids…

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