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Scott Johnson

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August 14, 2013

Paper is for Origami, not Diabetes Logbooks

August 14, 2013 | By | 11 Comments

I think I speak for many people with diabetes (PWD’s) when I say that keeping a diabetes logbook is boring and full of work. So is brushing our teeth — yet we still do it! Why? Because there are benefits. Bright white teeth, less cavities, and a beautiful smile. Keeping a logbook is similar! There is a payoff! Read More

Scott Johnson

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July 26, 2013

Barbecues and Blood Sugars: Can your monster help you survive?

July 26, 2013 | By | 4 Comments

Ahhh – summertime barbecues. Just chilling with friends and family, enjoying some great food, and taking in the wonderful weather. It’s one of my favorite summertime activities. But it can be a real challenge to keep my blood sugars from going crazy. So many of the carbs are hidden and I can never remember what I did the last time. Read More

Fredrik Debong

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July 8, 2013

Motivation in Diabetes – a Myth?

July 8, 2013 | By | 7 Comments

“Wow, your sugar’s really high! What did you do?!?” – a perfect example of a comment I’ve heard many times in my life with type 1 diabetes. We know that the number is high, and we’re most likely already about to do something about it. Oh – and probably we’re already on a shame/guilt trip. This is a classic example of how motivation can be killed. Read More

Fredrik Debong

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May 17, 2013

The goal of mySugr, motivating us with diabetes to care

May 17, 2013 | By | 9 Comments

We are often asked what led us to create mySugr and develop our first commercially available app – the mySugr Companion. It becomes clear, I think, if you look back at our lives. What drove our efforts initially was that we needed motivation to handle our own diabetes!
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