Some Personal Stats

Some Personal Stats

Merry Christmas, everyone, and happy New Year! I am lucky enough to be able to take a week and a half off from work, and so I am happily up in Washington, enjoying immensely my in-law-family. And break-time means errands-I’ve-been-putting-off-time! … Read more

Perfect Balance

Perfect Balance

I’m just one week away from the Tiberias Marathon  and I’m nervous. I know I’m in better shape than I’ve ever been in. I’m lighter (165 lbs.), faster, and have trained well.   I’ve run some good races to prove it. … Read more

Dear Santa, Will You Please Take This Diabetes Away?

Dear Santa, Will You Please Take This Diabetes Away?

I wrote this on my blog DiabetesStories three Christmases ago and it still makes me laugh. Happy Holidays. Read more

Addicted to Cereal

Addicted to Cereal

Like many  people, I grew up eating cereal for breakfast. It seemed like a good, healthy thing to eat (as long as it wasn’t a “real sugar cereal” like Froot Loops or Trix, or the ones with marshmallows in them … Read more

Illusions, Delusions, Alzheimer’s, and Metformin

Illusions, Delusions, Alzheimer’s, and Metformin

My son has a book called Optical Illusions in which there are pictures of things like a group of lines all pointing in the same direction.  The lines create the illusion of a circle and my son loves the fact … Read more

MRI for Diagnosing Retinopathy

MRI for Diagnosing Retinopathy

In my last post I discussed some of the more standard ways in which ophthalmologists visualize the retina. Today we are going to discuss how Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is advancing the field. Recently we invited Bruce Berkowitz to give … Read more

5 Diabetes Truths You Must Know

5 Diabetes Truths You Must Know

Diabetes myths abound, so my gift to you this holiday season are five diabetes truths you must know. Diabetes is a complex condition, with numerous tasks a patient must do every day to be well. Whether you live a long … Read more

Nothing Like Normal

Nothing Like Normal

Someone once told me that you have seven years from your first marathon to improve your running time.  After that, you’re stuck.  I ran my first, when Adam was 2 weeks old, 1 year and eight months ago, and I … Read more

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