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Zazzy .. Patient Expert

Shell Knob, Missouri
The Diabetic Round Table was formed by a group of diabetics who met on the old MSN health forums. Last year, we launched a community blog. Our mission is to provide good peer support for people with diabetes and their families and loved ones. We are not doctors and we do not hand out medical... Full Bio
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just a quick shot by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I have used this space for a few different blogs. It was my original wordpress blog and when I moved that blog off wordpress.com, it became a diabetes community blog. It h ... Read on »
a quick note of explanation by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I haven’t posted on this poor ol’ diabetes centered blog in ages – but WordPress blogs use this identity for when I comment and I think that confuses people.   ... Read on »
weekly roundup by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I know I haven’t been posting as planned…… the best laid plans, etc. I’m going to try to get back in the habit, at least, of posting things that have caught m ... Read on »
d-blog week: wrap up by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Yes, I didn’t get around to writing the last two posts of the week. I’m a bit stymied by the idea of photographing diabetes. I like what Scott did wit ... Read on »
d-blog week: to all the sweeties I’ve loved before by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 “Today let’s put a twist on that topic and focus on the good things diabetes has brought us.” Really, what is there to say? The best thing is the f ... Read on »
d-blog week: 10 things I hate about you, diabetes style by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 In no sort of order…. (and possibly to be added to when I get home tomorrow) Guilt – I hate feeling guilt and anxiety about everything I eat. I hate fe ... Read on »
d-blog week: letter writing day by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Dear Dr. G&P, When I first came to see you, I felt so helpless and out of control. My blood sugar and a1c kept going up no matter what I did – or a ... Read on »
d-blog week: admiring our differences by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 D-Blog week was started last May by Karen at Bitter-Sweet and I totally missed it. I’ve seen some posts popping up today and although I’m recovering fr ... Read on »
where did march go? by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I’m way behind on posting here – even linking to interesting diabetes posts around the web. Have I been slacking? Well, yeah, but I have been dealing with a ... Read on »
Dr. Faustman by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Dr. Faustman has been doing research to reverse type 1 diabetes in mice using a “cheap, generic drug” called BCG. BCG may help to “kill off” the T-cells th ... Read on »
diabetes care and fear by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Thanks to our friend Scott Johnson for pointing me at this wonderful blog post by Riva Greenberg. I definitely need to read more of what she writes. Man ... Read on »
loving yourself with diabetes by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Guest Post by Riva Greenberg over at DiabetesMine. Riva talks about loving yourself with diabetes. I realize many of the book’s lessons be forgiv ... Read on »
Fruit And Blood Sugar Meters Don’t Mix. by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Sugars from fruit will stay on your fingers until you wash them with tap water,a new study shows.Invisible bits of fruit on your hands can mess up your finge ... Read on »
the blame game by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Wonderful post over at DiabetesMine about the blame game and type 2 diabetes. Alan Shanley is an Australian blogger writing about what he has learned about co ... Read on »
type 1 university by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Thanks to Scott Johnson for the heads up on this. He reports that Gary Scheiner recently launched called a new project called Type 1 University. Gary is look ... Read on »
women with both diabetes and depression at higher risk of dying of heart disease by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 During six years of follow-up, 4,654 of the women died, including 979 who died from cardiovascular disease. Compared with women who did not have either con ... Read on »
the 411 on Diabetes and your eyes by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 An interesting article on Diabetes and Eye Care: DiabetesMine Happy National Eye Care month. Read on »
care and caretaking by Zazzy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 I honestly don’t remember the source anymore, I think someone wrote them for the original Diabetes, Hypoglycemia and Transplant Corner group. I’ve been thinki ... Read on »