We first heard about Roger Ressmeyer (from Amy’s endo) when he was selected as one of the top 20 finalists for the Space Race 2012, with a Grand Prize of a sub-orbital space flight! Unfortunately, we later learned Roger is no longer in the running, but his track record of pushing boundaries actually starts much earlier. Diagnosed with type 1 at age 13, Roger started work as an international photojournalist in the 1970s. Although he…Read more »
I met Julie DeFruscio years ago — her daughter, Nikki, and I were actually JDRF Children’s Congress delegates the same year — and I’m excited to feature her as our latest diabetes entrepreneur! Our Small But Mighty series showcases small “homegrown” companies focused on making living with diabetes a little easier. Julie lives in Upstate New York with her husband and three kids (Adam, Patrick and Nikki), who all three have type 1 diabetes.
After diabetes, the holidays are just never the same!
Big thanks to illustrator Jerry King, one of the most published and prolific cartoonists in America, who creates over 200 cartoons each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide.
Happy Easter, Everyone!
If we had a dollar for every time “What the heck??” was uttered in managing diabetes, we’d probably have enough funds to find the cure ourselves! Luckily, we thrive on the never-ending mysteries of diabetes here at our weekly advice column, Ask D’Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil tackles high BGs in a type 2 PWD, and how insulin-on-board is calculated differently in various insulin…Read more »
Grassroots advocates, we love you! That’s why we recently launched a new series to showcase these oft-overlooked activists working so hard out “in the trenches” to raise awareness and help fellow patients.
Today, we’re talking with Canadian Barbara Wagstaff (aka Barb Marche), founder of the community website aptly named
By D’Mine Columnist / Correspondent Wil Dubois
Canadian Barbara Wagstaff created the site Diabetes Advocacy following what can only be described as the harrowing, and near-fatal diagnosis experience…