Sugar Surfing was created and written to explain and disseminate Dynamic Diabetes Management practices which were already being practiced by many persons with type 1 diabetes, but often done without the awareness of diabetes health care providers or diabetes educators. As continuous glucose management (CGM) technologies became more widely used, Sugar Surfing methods and strate...

In addition to being a practicing endocrinologist, I also mentor young physicians how to practice pediatric medicine. I’ve had this honor for over a quarter century. One of the 21 core competencies of being a capable pediatrician is appreciating that ambiguity and uncertainty are an integral part of medical practice. Ambiguity is the most difficult concept to get many doctors...

Sugar Surfing™ is a method for reaching and attaining personal empowerment to live well with diabetes: yours or your loved ones. It transcends carb counting, low carb style nutritional approaches, insulin delivery methods (pumps/pens/inhaled), carbohydrate dosing ratios, correction factors, basal rates, insulin types, loop protocols, and just about everything else. The belief...

April 29, 2019

Many of you have asked about our upcoming Sugar Surfing Workshops for 2019.  We have several planned, so here is the list so far.  Many are up and running with active registration sites, and some will be up and running soon.  So feel free to register or "save the date". We hope to see you at a Workshop this year!

MAY 4, 2019 - DETROIT AREA ...

   As I write in the book “Sugar Surfing™”, blood glucose levels in healthy people are never truly static (at least not for very long). The ebb and flow of blood sugar reflects the natural shifting which occurs in response to the immediate metabolic needs of the human body. Glucose (blood sugar) is a high energy fuel for tissues. Activity, stress, digestion and fasting ar...

  Glancing at a CGM screen is an empowering act. With a quick look, dozens of individual blood sugar readings are immediately converted into a family of recognizable shapes and patterns. The power to visualize these glycemic patterns as they are forming makes Dynamic Diabetes Management possible.

Sugar Surfing™ is the method of seeing, interpreting and acting upon visual glucos...

 Sugar Surfing™ is a method of diabetes self-management based on categorizing groups of blood glucose (BG) information into sets of recognizable geometric patterns. Effective Sugar Surfing encourages learning to identify these patterns as they are forming or taking shape, then making decisions about them "in the moment".

The ability to recognize BG patterns combines with the Su...

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