A note from our veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois: Today’s post is Rated PG-13. Actually, the weekend edition of Ask D’Mine is always Rated PG-13, and I don’t think today’s post is any further across the Rubicon than we usually go. But people get funny talking about reproductive issues, so forewarned is forearmed: Today we gotta talk about male “thingies” to answer a reader’s question. Read on at your own…Read more »
With the summer well underway, there’s a lot of diabetes conference activity happening. So naturally, we have a bunch of great posts to highlight from the past month! Here, in no particular order, are some of our recent favorites from the Diabetes Online Community:
A highlight of the month sweeping the D-Community has been the American Diabetes Association’s 72nd annual Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia. While our team had a lot of coverage so far,…
I’ve been putting off my visit to the endo’s office.
Not only because I don’t see the need to make any changes, but because I’ve been slacking off about keeping in touch with her and communicating about where I am in my diabetes management.
Really, I don’t see the need to go spend time (or co-pay) at a visit where I’m going to hear the scripted questions of “Why are you so high?” and “What’s…
All eyes are on the U.S. Supreme Court, which just ruled today on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Everyone’s talking about this, and it’s apparently the most widely anticipated Court decision in memory, according to those in the know.
This is about insurance and our society’s desire to pay for well-being. Just one example of why this is so important comes from a study released in mid-June stating more than 26,000 working-age adults…Read more »
June is Men’s Health Month, so as one of the ‘Mine’s men in the trenches, I’ve been asked to cover what’s unique about diabetes and men. You might be surprised to learn that it’s not all below the waistline (although some of it is). Diabetes uniquely effects men’s bodies differently from women’s, and yes — the classic male traits may get in the way of good healthcare as you’d expect.
But don’t worry guys, we’ve…