Mark

Mark Hanlon writes about his successes in life balancing fatherhood, running and cycling, and chronic illness. As an insulin-dependent Type 2 Diabetic and Crohns warrior, Mark does not look at his chronic Illnesses as a disability but as motivation to challenge his body and his mind to find that next personal success. Enjoy Mark on his journey at Are We "Making you think?".

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Patches, Stickers, and Diabetic Supplies for Dexcom G5 / G6

Here is a list of helpful diabetic accessories for your Dexcom G5 / G6 sensor, receiver, transmitter and system. As a Canadian...

Review: Ambrosia NightRider BluCon for Freestyle Libre CGM

This post is a review of the Ambrosia NightRider BluCon Bluetooth reader for the Abbott FreeStyle Libre Glucose System. The NightRider BluCon...

Song: Corona Corona (COVID-19) by Derek Hanlon

Enjoy the indie COVID-19 influenced song "Corona Corona" by Derek Hanlon. A lot has changed in my community since the Province of...

FreeStyle Libre Adhesion Guide for Canada and United States

Everyone's skin is different, as a result, keeping your FreeStyle Libre from falling off can be a challenge for some users. Abbott...

What are the Benefits of using a Dexcom G6 or Freestyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) for Diabetes Control?

What are the benefits of using a Dexcom G6 or Freestyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) to manage your Type 1 or...

What I Have Learned While Being Diagnosed as an Insulin-Dependent T2 Diabetic

After a 10-year long battle as a Type 2 Diabetic, I was diagnosed as insulin-dependent Type 2 Diabetic (T2D) at the age...

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How To: Where can I find the Windows 7 Screen Capturing Tool?

Question: Where can I find a free Screen capturing tool for Windows 7 or Windows 10? Answer: Windows has always had the Print Screen button (PRT SCR) to make a screen capture of your entire desktop. The sole...

Review: Microsoft’s Virtual PC 2007

My review of Microsoft Virtual PC 2007. Virtualization software allows you to run multiple PC-based operating systems simultaneously on one workstation, providing a safety net to maintain compatibility with legacy applications while you migrate to...

Review: SyncToy – Copy and Backup Your Files

SyncToy 2.0 for Windows is a easy to use, customizable application helps you copy, move, rename, and delete files between folders and computers.

Review: Switcher – Switch Between Applications

Switcher is a free utility for Windows Vista and Aero enabled.  As the name suggests, the application gives you a new twist to the standard Windows switching (ALT-TAB).  See all your windows on one screen, quickly...

Review: RocketDock – Launch your Applications

RocketDock is a super-cool dock for Windows. Think Mac OS dock for Windows. RocketDock is a fast, eye-pleasing application launchpad for your applications you use most often. Not...