The Dragon’s Tail

What if I told you that insulin is a dragon? I’ve heard similar analogies over the years, although to some people diabetes is the dragon.. Recently a related analogy sprang to mind, so please bear with me: A monster of immense power if you will. Treat a dragon with respect: it can kill you, but …

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Feral diabetes

This article isn’t touching on technology so much as basic language. The way in which people talk about our diabetes can cause a lot of unnecessary friction. “Control”? Often we hear references to our “diabetes control”. “[your] diabetes is well-controlled.” “[…] poorly controlled”. “[…] uncontrolled”. “How has your diabetes control been?” Usually this language comes …

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