A list of common words and phrases associated with diabetes to help you better understand and communicate with yourself and those around you. Feeling overwhelmed by all of the terms thrown at you by your doctor, your own research, and society as a whole? Below, I’ve included a list of all of the terms thatContinue reading “26 Diabetic Terms To Know”
Author Archives: Kelton Miller
The Best Personal Item Bag
Whether you’re flying minimally and looking for the best way to maximize the efficiency of what you can carry or you want to keep certain items accessible, there are a number of factors in picking out a personal item, how did I pick mine? The Difference Between Personal Item Vs Carry-On Bag Airlines generally allowContinue reading “The Best Personal Item Bag”
Happy World Diabetes Day 2022
Since 1991, the IDF, WHO, and the whole world have chosen to use November 14, birthday of Sir Frederick Banting (discoverer of insulin), to raise global awareness of the disease. Want to learn more? Start here.
How Twitter Crippled An Insulin Giant For A Day
“We are excited to announce insulin is free now.” That’s what the tweet from the verified Eli Lilly twitter account read. Or so a lot of people thought. After Elon Musk’s recent takeover of Twitter, the platform introduced a new way to verify your account, via an $8/month subscription. While many people scoffed at theContinue reading “How Twitter Crippled An Insulin Giant For A Day”
How To Keep Insulin Cold While Traveling
My research and where it took me… Consider this part 1 of 2, with the second part being a review of my final product choice. Traveling with diabetic supplies is tricky and when you extend it past a month, as we’ll be doing in our upcoming visit to Mexico, it gets even trickier. Insulin shouldContinue reading “How To Keep Insulin Cold While Traveling”
What Is Insulin?
In the topic of diabetes, you’ll hear a lot of terms thrown around: blood sugar, pumps, diets. These are all important concepts and we’ll visit them later, but when it comes down to it, one thing reigns supreme – insulin. But what is it? Before we can get to that, we need to first identifyContinue reading “What Is Insulin?”
Pennsylvania Renn Fest 2022
Huzzah my fair Lords and Ladies. With COVID restrictions lifted and no other trips to interfere this fall (ie Portugal), we were finally able to return to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Festival after a three year hiatus. While the Maryland Renn Fest has continued to offer the merriment and amusements we seek each year as theContinue reading “Pennsylvania Renn Fest 2022”
Why We’re Still Using Airbnb
Despite the recent (warranted) backlash against hosts, we still have opted to stay in Airbnbs for our upcoming visit to Mexcio. At first, I wanted to book our first stay and just go with the flow, moving around when we were done with a location and book our next accommodation as we went. However, withContinue reading “Why We’re Still Using Airbnb”
Mapping Out Mexico
Towards the end of November, Rachel and I are setting off to Mexico for two months to explore around the country in hopes of finding a place to long-term relocate and see how we enjoy living in a different country. This post is both a place for us to corral all of our broad levelContinue reading “Mapping Out Mexico”
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Making Art With Artificial Intelligence (DALL-E, NightCafe, StarryAI)
When I first heard about artificial intelligence (AI), it was in the realm of a robot-led new world order a la HAL 9000 or Skynet. Today, it’s become more synonymous with NFTs and machine learning. The level of sophistication that we have gotten to is insane. We have computer scripts that have learned to writeContinue reading “Making Art With Artificial Intelligence (DALL-E, NightCafe, StarryAI)”