Overview of High Tech Diabetic Management

Here’s a great video from a guy who has both an insulin pump AND a continuous glucose monitor. Here he goest through his routine of changing out his pump and monitor sets.

I admit that there’s a moment about 9 minutes into this video that got me a little emotional. This being a father thing softens you up…

You can read his full story here, and I definitely recognize parallels to my own situation, though I was only 11 when mine was diagnosed.

I found all this while following a story about hackers killing diabetics from a half mile away that is more than half-hogwash. Don’t worry, it’s not true. And since I don’t use a pump, I wouldn’t be affected, anyway.

“Total Eclipse of the Heart” Part 2 of 3

Of course, “American Idol” has long had an association with the Jim Steinman/Bonnie Tyler hit.

We go all the way back to the first season wtih Nikki McKibbin’s cover:

Carly Smithson covered it in a latter season:

It gets wilder and wackier after this break:

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