There are some talented authors that are simply a pleasure to read. William "Lee" Dubois is one such author. I feel lucky to have him speaking, through his great books, about some of the medical perspectives of life with diabetes. He is a brilliant non-doctor-doctor who's life path has taken him through many interesting jobs, finally dropping him off at a poor diabetes … [Read more...] about Diabetes Warrior: Be your own knight in shining armor
William Lee Dubois
Thirty years ago I was peeing on test strips to assess my diabetes management (a revolution for those who had to use a chemistry kit). Within the next few years I was measuring my blood sugar instead of urine, and had machines that spit an actual number at me. A relevant, actionable number as current as the two minutes it took to do the test. It was still hard to manage … [Read more...] about Beyond Fingersticks
I love my "brother in diabetes" Wil. He's a guy who "gets it", and has a really incredible talent for writing that is a pure joy to read (did you guys read his recent breathtaking "Man vs. Wild" post?). I had the chance to meet Wil in person last summer, and it was like we had been friends forever, just like I imagined it would be. Wil is a great guy. He has written and … [Read more...] about What Do You Wish They Knew?
You may know him as Wil, or William, or Liam, or Lee, or Printcrafter, or Rio's pop, or Debbie's dude, or the Non-Doctor-Doctor, or the impressively smart high school drop-out. He is all of that, but I know him best as my friend. I know him as a very entertaining writer, who chronicled the very early days of CGM devices on his blog "LifeAfterDx". Wil recently wrote a … [Read more...] about Do you know Wil?