Diabetes Blogs and Web Stuff

D-Blogger Summit Debrief

It’s difficult to describe the feeling of being physically in the same room with 30 people with whom you have a longstanding online intimacy, seeing their faces and hearing their voices in the flesh.  With the likes of David Mendosa, Jeff Hitchcock, Manny Hernandez, Scott King, Kerri Sparling, Fran Carpentier, and a whole mess of other bloggers and heads of online D-communities gathered, it felt something like a meeting of the mafia bosses — in…

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Meeting the D-OC

It was a VERY long day, traveling from San Francisco to Indianapolis for the Diabetes Social Media Summit. And it started out pretty hectic, too, what with waking up just after 4am, and with SFO crazy-crowded before 5am. I barely made it through security in time to catch my first flight, so grabbed the quickest gluten-free breakfast choice I could find: the one most people think is “healthy” but shot my sugars into the 300′s…

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Wayback Wednesday: Is Your Pet Psychic?

Yet another trip through time here at the ‘Mine today.  Back in 2005, I was marveling at people who care for pets with diabetes.  Still am. Always will.
Is Your Pet Psychic?
(I’ve always loved that line.) But seriously, here’s something that blew my mind: my friend has a diabetic cat. She tests its glucose levels once a day with a standard-issue BG meter, and she gives it insulin injections twice a day. She…

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