Welcome!Hey there. My name is Allison and I'm a 31-year-old writer, therapist-in-training, and diabadass. I live in Minneapolis with my husband. I use an Omnipod and Dexcom.
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Disclaimer: But don't go expecting any medical advice, mmkay? This is all for fun.
Category Archives: Diabetes Technology
A couple weeks ago, I wrote about how I was thinking about joining the low carb club. While I logically, critically understood that low carb was going to be better for my blood sugars (because when you have a hard … Continue reading
It’s a question as old as time: To carb, or not to carb… For the past 22 years, the answer has been a resounding “CARB!” and believe you me, I have never held back. Of course, I’ve also only had … Continue reading
Hope everyone is enjoyed their short week! It was pretty busy now that I am back in school (my fourth semester), so I thought I would do a little update bullet point style. As I just mentioned, I have started … Continue reading
Today let’s talk about changes, in one of two ways. Either tell us what you’d most like to see change about diabetes, in any way. This can be management tools, devices, medications, people’s perceptions, your own feelings – anything at … Continue reading
Yesterday we kept stuff in, so today let’s clear stuff out. What is in your diabetic closet that needs to be cleaned out? This can be an actual physical belonging, or it can be something you’re mentally or emotionally hanging … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, Jessica Sachariason, Public Affairs Manager for Abbott, reached out to me about doing a product review of a new blood glucose meter called the Freestyle Precision Neo. Now, being an Omnipodder, I don’t really have much … Continue reading
How long does it take you to change something? I recently finished an article for Diabetes Forecast about using CGM data, and one thing that I learned was that patterns can be identified when they happen more days than not … Continue reading
One of my good friends from diabetes camp is currently studying Industrial Design at Arizona State University and his project right now is on insulin pens! He would love to get some feedback from folks who use or have used … Continue reading
The strangest thing happened to me at work the other day. I work a couple part-time jobs in retail, one that’s more or less permanent, and the other one that’s just for the holiday season. At the holiday season job, I … Continue reading