The topic for this month’s Diabetes Social Media Advocacy blog carnival gives us a chance to tell our insurance companies what we’d like them to pay for, in an ideal world of diabetes coverage. As we all know, diabetes sure can be expensive. Insurance can help take away some of the financial burden, but sometimes the things we want, or more importantly need, are just not covered by insurance. This month’s DSMA carnival is a…Read more »
Since May of 2010, the amazing Diabetes Sisters group founded by Brandy Barnes has held an annual Weekend for Women conference, that I understand is a life-changing experience. Sadly for me, I’ve been invited to speak twice, but have not been able to attend because May is such a big month for my family. But fortunately, we have kindred spirit Sysy Morales, who blogs at The Girls Guide to Diabetes, joining us today to shed…Read more »
We know him as the lead singer for legendary rock band Poison who captured international attention a couple of years ago with his Celebrity Apprentice win.
He’s also been the new face of the American Diabetes Association for the past few years. But now, Bret Michaels is expanding his involvement with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
On Saturday, Bret came to Indianapolis to rock the 15th annual Promise Gala and help bring in about…
When you think about reading a book about diabetes, fun is not necessarily a term that comes to mind. Informative, well-written and engaging are all terms that might come to mind, but not necessarily fun.
Chuck Eichten’s new boldly illustrated guide, The Book of Better, is definitely fun! So fun, in fact, that when I showed it to my husband, he wondered why I was reading a comic book. The book details Chuck’s own personal…
On our final day of Diabetes Blog Week 2012 (boo, so sad!), we are ending the week on a high note by blogging about our “Diabetes Hero.” As Karen suggests: “It can be anyone you’d like to recognize or admire, someone you know personally or not, someone with diabetes or maybe a Type 3. It might be a fabulous endo or CDE. It could be a D-celebrity or role model. It could be another DOC…Read more »