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These posts are the creation of Doran L. Barton (AKA Fozziliny Moo). To learn more about Doran, check out his website at fozzilinymoo.org.

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Some bodies don't follow the rules

By: Doran Barton on 2016-10-28 at 21:54:32

Type 1 Diabetics quickly learn about the Glycated Hemoglobin value, or HbA1c, that can be obtained from a laboratory blood test. It refers to the percentage of hemoglobin in the blood that is affected by blood sugar. Because red blood cells are replenished about once every 90 days, this laboratory test is an indication of average blood sugar control over the past three months.

T1D children are ...

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An uncommon great day

By: Doran Barton on 2015-09-14 at 22:16:19

I recently had a really, really good day managing my Type-1 Diabetes. The photo of my Dexcom continuous glucose monitor below shows my 24-hour trend line and you will note the graph stays well within the high and low threshhold boundaries except for one spot in the evening where it briefly dipped below 75 (the low threshhold) after I went for a run.

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Book Review: "Think Like a Pancreas" by Gary Scheiner

By: Doran Barton on 2014-11-29 at 05:56:17

I just finished reading Think Like a Pancreas by Gary Scheiner, a certified Diabetes educator and owner of Integrated Diabetes Services, a firm of Diabetes clinicians who all have Diabetes themselves and work to help their clients improve their ability to live with the ...

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Taking more aggressive action to combat post-prandial spikes

By: Doran Barton on 2014-11-24 at 16:52:20

I've been reading the book Think Like a Pancreas by Gary Scheiner and I've found it is quite interesting and informative. I think any adult Type-1 Diabetic or caregiver of a Type-1 Diabetic would benefit from the information in the book.

I'll be posting a full review of the book in the next couple of weeks after I finish it.

One thing, however, ...

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