In the second in our series of interviews with the 10 winners of the DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest that were announced in June, we’re chatting with a Philadelphia woman who wants to see more integration and feedback factored into diabetes software. Jana Beck is currently finishing a Ph.D. in linguistics and certainly knows her stuff on the patient side, as she was diagnosed almost a decade ago. That came across in her winning video for…Read more »
If you imagine the Diabetes Community is climbing a mountain toward some figurative peak, then a takeaway from this year’s Roche Social Media might be this:
We’ve made a pretty inspirational climb during the past few years, but there’s still a long way to go. And no matter who’s helping with the rope and climbing gear along the way, it’s ultimately up to us to climb higher.
That was pretty much the theme of this…
My dog has fleas. And so do I.
Thanks to my diabetes.
Yes, the official word from our Riley dog’s vet is that People with Diabetes (PWDs) are more susceptible to bug bites, from mosquitoes to fleas. Even my endo backs that up as true statement.
If you still don’t believe it, come on over to my house. I have the itchy bites to prove it.
Actually, no. Strike that. We had fleas, but we’ve…
Our Diabetes Community is getting a bolus designed to strengthen our advocacy, education and support for people with diabetes across the United States.
Today, the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) announced the nine winners of its inaugural Seeds Grant Program, a project funding initiative that we introduced you to back in March as a means to foster brilliant ideas in the community and strengthen projects already underway to improve the lives of people with diabetes (PWDs).…
Sometimes, I just want to scream at my endocrinologist.
I’m not a textbook diabetic!
Don’t say I am “uncontrolled”… I’m living with diabetes every day!
No, I DON’T know why that number from three weeks ago was 400…!
I’m not checking my blood sugars as much because I’m burnt out, and it’s not like I can just flip a switch to make myself feel better!
The Diabetes Online Community understands… why can’t you?!