A Year Living with Diabetes

Gina Capone Health Guide
  • Well we said goodbye to 2008 last night and what a year it was...here is a year's worth of my life in less than 60 seconds...


    January 2008 - New year, new pump site options


    February - My blog was hit be a spammer and I lost a couple of month's worth of blogs. All I had left were comments people wrote to me on certain posts. But, I did have a great Bridal Shower to make up for it!


    March - Diabetes supplies, not so eco-friendly.


    April - I won the Raise your Voice design contest and got married!


    May - New husband, New gym


    June - Sick of being denied by insurance companies for continuous glucose monitors, I decided to fight back!

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    July - The CGM Anti-Denial Petition hits 500 signatures in one week. People help write letters to the New York State Health Commissioner to get CGMs mandated. I acquired The Diabetes OC.


    August - Carelessness. The CGM Anti-denial Petition hits over 1000 signs in 25 days.


    September - I am asked to start blogging at mydiabetescentral. The CGM-Anti Denial Petition hits 2000 signatures. On my birthday my hard work pays off. Denied again.


    October - If you fight them, you will win.


    November -  Getting used to the CGMSThankful on my diabetes anniversary. I Sent the CGM-Anti denial petition. World Diabetes Day. Became the community manager of the new social network created by the JDRF Juvenation.org.


    December - Tudiabetes Crusader of the year. What a way to end a crazy roller coaster of a year!


    Happy New Year!! Everyone. I hope its a great one for you all!


Published On: January 01, 2009