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I still have Happy Feet

On Monday I had my annual visit with my podiatrist, Dr. Albert Bravo. While examining my feet he said, “I love seeing you since your feet are in great shape. You’re an unusual diabetic who takes great care of your feet.” As in years past, I grinned with appreciation. In my early days with diabetes […]

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The Eye Doc said, “No macular”

During the last few years of my mother’s life, she was “legally” blind and forced to give up driving a car and many other things as well. She had macular degeneration that over time destroys the center of one’s eyes. Given the hereditary characteristics of this condition, I’ve been on the watch for any signs […]

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Feeling better

My cold is waning and I’m joyful that my energy has returned. As I review the actions I took once the cold was established, I conclude that the most important thing I did was sleep. I know from experience that my body needs rest to heal itself and that’s what I did. Of course, my […]

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Happy feet

I grinned from ear to ear when my podiatrist, Dr. Bravo (what a great name for this person and his report) told me my feet are in great shape. He gave me a “bravo” for my efforts in foot care. He said there is no sign of neuropathy and I have a strong pulse in […]

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I love my feet

I had my annual visit with my podiatrist, Dr. Bravo this morning and he said, “We do a risk assessment of diabetic patients to determine visit frequency. There are high, medium and low risk categories and you’re still in the low risk group”. He said my feet are in really good shape with excellent circulation […]

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The essential Endocrinologist

I visited my Endocrinologist yesterday. Jill Abelseth is not only an outstanding doctor; she’s also been my Endocrinologist for several years. I drive and hour each way for my quarterly visits since she’s at the top of my medical team list. She gave me some bad news at the start of my visit with her. […]

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