Contrary to some recent criticisms, we don’t believe the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) is a closed club. Actually, it’s a very open and welcoming place where anyone struggling with diabetes can find support and information. We each might be looking for something different online, and we each have unique experiences. With that in mind, the monthly Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is reflecting on a chat from June 13th called Winging It and…Read more »
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…
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 »
The topic for this month’s Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is about dealing with diabetes at work and/or school. Do you tell people around you about your illness? Why or why not? Amy’s been out of school and self-employed since her diagnosis (lucky her!), so she deferred to me on this topic — and frankly, I’ve always been pretty “out there.”
I remember my first job interview out of college very clearly.…