Category Archives: About Diabetes

Why I Blog

Hooray for Diabetes Blog Week! It’s as good an excuse as any for me to resume blogging (ahem), and a great opportunity to discover other diabetes bloggers. (Follow these links to see who else is participating and join in the fun! You can also … Continue reading

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I am a Walker. What Type Are You?

Have you heard about Oscar? Oscar is a “start-up” health insurer that launched in 2013 and serves consumers in New York and New Jersey. The company aspires to leverage technology, data and design to improve customers’ engagement and experience with … Continue reading

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Spit Take

    In April, I interviewed with the University of Chicago’s Kovler Diabetes Center hoping to be included in their MODY registry. The registry strives to correctly diagnose people with MODY and follow them over time to learn about monogenic forms of … Continue reading

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Typecasting: A Primer on Types 1, 2, Gestational, LADA, and MODY Diabetes

When people learn that I have diabetes they invariably want to know if it’s type 1 or type 2. The question underscores the lack of awareness outside the diabetes community of the other varieties – like LADA and MODY diabetes. Because I … Continue reading

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