A Perfect Storm

Its hurricane season again.  I used to think that hurricanes were things that happened to…

Fat Baby?

  At the time of my birth, I had the distinction of being the heaviest…

On Purpose

A few weeks ago, I jetted down to sunny Orlando, Florida to attend an educational…

Family Medical Mystery…I mean History!

I don’t know about you, but as I get older, aches and pains seem to…

CareGiver? Try Care Partner.

Sixty-three years ago this month, my mom and dad were married in a big time…

Ahhhh, Spring…

Personally, Spring is my favorite season.  Why?  April hosts my birthday, my son’s birthday, my…

Stay Tuned.

Ben Casey.  Marcus Welby, MD.  Dr. Kildare. St. Elsewhere. Grey’s Anatomy.  Scrubs. House. ER. Nurse…

I know you are, but what am I?

When I was a kid, people used to play a game called “The Dozens”.  For…

It’s a black thing?

Some have asked why I am writing a blog called “Diabetes While Black”.   “Diabetes is…

How it all started…

Welcome to Diabetes While Black! Diabetes has always been a part of my world. One…