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Routine

Blogging about diabetes is hard. What do I write about a disease that has become a "normal" part of my life? Poking, [testing](http://www.bigbluetest.org/), carb counting – all are part of daily routine. Yes, routine. And routine is boring. Boring! Or is it? I had something exciting happen to me this afternoon. Diabetes related. I lanced a hole in my finger (routine), and then squeezed. Normally I get a small drop of blood (routine) but instead I got a squirt of…

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Blue is my favorite color

{EAV_BLOG_VER:a92ceeb10709e191} In the United States, November is [National Diabetes Month](http://ndep.nih.gov/partners-community-organization/national-diabetes-month/) and November 14th is [World Diabetes Day](http://www.idf.org/worlddiabetesday/). To kick off what I hope will be a fortnight of blog posts about diabetes awareness I thought I would mention the work of the Diabetes Hand Foundation (dhf) and their [Big Blue Test](http://www.bigbluetest.org/). The dhf is a non-profit organization founded by Manuel Hernandez. That's the same "Manny" that created TuDiabetes.com, a social network for people affected by diabetes. The Big Blue Test…

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