Scott K. Johnson

ERinfo – Using facial recognition to keep you safe in emergencies

I am a big believer in medical ID. I wear one almost all the time. I have a few MyID Condition Sleeves on my Apple Watch bands and I love them. But I also learned about another interesting approach that I want to tell you about. I’d love to hear what you think of it. I’m also curious if there are any first responders out there who have heard of this or might use it.

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Scott K. Johnson

diaTribe interview – 3 tips for sharing your story

I recently connected with Cherise to kick off a new series at diaTribe called Community Dialogue to talk about why I started sharing my story. 

It’s always a blast catching up with Cherise, and I’m honored for the opportunity to answer a few questions about sharing my story. 

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Scott K. Johnson

Delicious dark chocolate truffles

I admit it. I have a sweet tooth. It’s hard for me to resist sweet delicious treats. But most of the time, I don’t need a lot. Just a quick bite or two to satisfy my cravings, then I’m good. You’ve ERND it! So when ERND (like, “you’ve earned it!”) asked if I’d like to try some low-carb fine Belgium chocolates, I was all over it. I hadn’t tried anything from ERND before, so I was excited to find out what all the fuss was about. If you haven’t seen their stuff before, then you’ll definitely want to check them

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Scott K. Johnson

One missing cracker makes a lot of difference

I got excited when I saw these! Delicious Club Crackers! I love them. But I struggle to limit how many I eat in one sitting. They are so good – it’s easy to eat a lot of them. I’m only slightly embarrassed to admit that I can easily enjoy a whole sleeve of club crackers in a bowl of soup unless I put countermeasures in place. And I’m talking about the regular full-size sleeve of crackers, not the little Snack Stacks pictured here. When I talk about putting countermeasures in place, Snack Stacks are (almost) a great example. Instead of

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Scott K. Johnson

Fighting diabetes fatigue article on diaTribe.org

I wrote an article on diabetes fatigue at diaTribe.org, please head over and check it out if you’re interested. I’m approaching my 41st diaversary, or diabetes diagnosis anniversary. I’m doing well and have tried my best to take care of myself. But in my mid-twenties I began to wrestle with diabetes fatigue. Maybe you have, too? I’ve come to think of diabetes fatigue as a normal part of living with diabetes and I’d like to talk more about it. I want to share some of the things I’ve learned in the hopes that they’ll help you, too. Read the full article

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Scott K. Johnson

Patient voice, speaker, writer, advocate. Living life with diabetes and telling my story. Patient Success Manager for Roche Diabetes Care (All opinions expressed are my own and do not necessarily represent the position of my employer).

Diagnosed in April of 1980, I recognize the incredible mental struggle of living with diabetes. Read more…