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Prayers for health would be appreciated

November 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Prayers for health would be appreciated

It actually started with Eli this time.  One day he started coughing, and next thing we knew we could hear him wheezing and crackling every time he breathed.  Off to the doctor he went, and came back with antibiotics (unnecessary, I think, because it seems viral), a diagnosis of pneumonia, and instructions to do breathing […]

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Tags: Family Life · Medical

A most-inclusive update

October 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I was going to say “an all-inclusive update”, but I’m sure I’ll miss something. 🙂  Anyway, I expect this to be a long post by the time I’m done, and since different people check my blog for different reasons I’ll divide it into sub-headings so you can just read the parts that interest you.  The […]

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Tags: Adoption · Faith & Ministries · Family Life · Medical

Endocrinologist’s report

October 2nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

I really liked my endocrinologist.  He seems like he knows what he’s doing and he’s very personable.  Anyway, he verified my doctor’s diagnosis of pre-diabetes and seconded the opinion that I should use a home glucose meter when I have hypoglycemic episodes so I can see how low my sugar is going.  I may not […]

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The verdict is in!

September 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I officially have pre-diabetes.  More specifically, I have impaired glucose tolerance, which means that my blood sugar levels are ok when I fast but my body isn’t processing the sugar correctly once it’s given to me.  I have an appointment with an endocrinologist next Tuesday to discuss how to delay and possibly prevent the onset […]

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