OK, so it took me over an hour to read through this week’s 60-some-odd responses to the diabetes police. This was, in part, due to the head cold I picked up over Thanksgiving weekend. Blah. But the real reason was because the answers to this week’s Holiday Survival Sweepstakes query were so darn entertaining! I had to go back and re-read a bunch, and make notes for myself, because I am going to be using…Read more »
Diabetes Awareness Month has drawn to a close. Of course, we can only hope that all the press releases and outreach programs have made a difference.
Before it’s all over I wanted to share with you this month’s JDRF Blogger Rountable, which features a set of us very vocal D-Bloggers answering topical questions each month. You guessed it — this month we talked about Diabetes Awareness efforts, and what that all means to us.
So how did you hold up during Thanksgiving dinner? Darn it, I’m a bit late posting this, but in case you’re still up against some very large meals this weekend, have look at John Crowley’s useful Tips for Getting Through Thanksgiving with Diabetes. I especially like the notes on What to Do If You Blow It: “Don’t let one mistake at Thanksgiving spiral into five weeks of high blood sugar… from Thanksgiving all the way…Read more »
What a fruitful week we have had strategizing in advance over how not to “lose it” with your diabetes control during holiday parties this season. DiabetesMine received nearly 100 entries for the first week’s question!! Thanks to everyone for your insights (and your sarcasm in spots ).
Now, I’d like to announce our first round of winners, nine of you! And don’t forget to read on to the end of this post for the Week…
I know I shouldn’t do this to you, but we’re adding some chocolate to the menu! When Kathy Moskal of Verē Goods (pronounced “very”) came forward with the offer to donate some heavenly dark chocolate as additional prizes for the DiabetesMine™ Holiday Survival Sweepstakes I just couldn’t resist. Hey, I’ve tried this stuff and it is off the charts. So now it’s your turn. In addition to nearly 50 other amazing prizes, we’ll be giving…Read more »