Amylia Grace Yeaman

Amylia Grace Yeaman, Patient Expert

Amylia wrote for HealthCentral as a Patient Expert for Diabetes.

How to Let Go of the Fear and Cure the "What-Ifs"

A few winters ago on a particularly chilly Wisconsin day my car gave up the ghost. Smack-dab in the middle of rush hour. I was at the midpoint of my sixty mile commute. It was there amidst speeding cars and ungloved hands that I had a meltdown. Never...
Amylia Grace Yeaman

Inject Insulin? Those Old Lumps & Bumps Explained

Calling All Diabetics: Anyone have stubborn, pesky lumps at old injection sites they can’t get rid of? Lumps that may reduce in size but still remain despite years of avoiding the injection site area(s)? I have three particularly stubborn lumps that ...
Amylia Grace Yeaman

Three Simple Rules for Loving a Diabetic

We humans are born to love and be loved. But being a loving and supportive friend, partner or family member can be a struggle even under the best of circumstances. Adding a side of diabetes to the mix can create unique challenges to our relationships ...
Amylia Grace Yeaman

Interpreting Hyperglycemia: What It Means

Mornings can be tough for diabetics. The number we see on the screen can sometimes feel like a determination of how our day may be. And I love breakfast. It’s my favorite meal of the day (when done right). But last Sunday I woke up to a bloodsugar re...
Amylia Grace Yeaman