Quick, name the movie!
“Drink your juice, Shelby!”
“Don’t talk about me like I’m not here!”
Those two lines are likely what’s burned into any PWD’s brain who saw… you guessed it! (if you read the post title)… the movie Steel Magnolias.
It’s the film in which Julia Roberts plays Shelby, a young woman with type 1 and dealing with family stresses in the U.S. South. There’s the famous scene in the beauty parlor, where…
Quick, name the movie!
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 »
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).…
This is our first in a series of interviews with the 10 winners of the 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, who were announced back in June. If you’re at all interested in how diabetes technology might best address the real-world issues we PWDs (people with diabetes) face, then you should really hear what Shara Bialo has to say! This 28-year-old from Rhode Island has been living with type 1 since age 9, and as a…Read more »
Our friend and fellow D-blogger Beatriz Dominguez lives near Chicago, where she works as Assistant to the Chair of Medical Laboratory Technology at Oakton Community College. But that’s just her day job. Beatriz grew up in Colombia and witnessed the effects of type 2 diabetes on her father. Beatriz was passionate about diabetes long before she was even diagnosed. Since her diagnosis, Beatriz has become a well-known type 2 blogger, attended the Roche Social Media…Read more »