My experience with Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) can kill you. I have experienced diabetic ketoacidosis only once in my life time. You can find many stories about type 1 diabetics who die from ketoacidosis. Fortunately I survived the experience and learned an important lesson. I started taking insulin when I was 11 years old.  I remember being about 14… Continue reading My experience with Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)

Living in Florida

Today is June 28th, 2017. The weather here in Fort Myers, Florida is partly cloudy with scattered showers and temperatures in the low 90’s. For most of my life I lived in western New York state (Rochester). In August 2015 I moved to Fort Myers, Florida. Needless to say the weather in southwest Florida is… Continue reading Living in Florida

“The Cure”

Today is June 5th 2017.  “The cure” The weather here in Fort Myers, FL is overcast with temps in the high 80’s with high humidity. Most diabetics have heard the saying “The cure is just around the corner.” The first time I heard this was in the year 1968. I guess the “corner” in this… Continue reading “The Cure”