On our final day of Diabetes Blog Week 2012 (boo, so sad!), we are ending the week on a high note by blogging about our “Diabetes Hero.” As Karen suggests: “It can be anyone you’d like to recognize or admire, someone you know personally or not, someone with diabetes or maybe a Type 3. It might be a fabulous endo or CDE. It could be a D-celebrity or role model. It could be another DOC…Read more »
Now back for a third year, this next-to-last Diabetes Blog Week prompt gives our community a chance to show everyone what life with diabetes really looks like. We’re giving a nod to the Diabetes 365 project by grabbing our cameras (or camera-phones) again and sharing some more D-related pictures. Some images may speak for themselves, while others might be best with a little explanation.
This year, our expanded core team at the ‘Mine have each…
Welcome to Day 2 of the third annual Diabetes Blog Week, hosted by Karen Graffeo over at Bitter-Sweet Diabetes.
The topic today: One Great Thing. Karen explains: “Living with diabetes (or caring for someone who lives with it) sure does take a lot of work, and it’s easy to be hard on ourselves if we aren’t ‘perfect.’ But today it’s time to give ourselves some much-deserved credit. Tell us about just one diabetes thing you…Read more »
This coming weekend is Mother’s Day, of course, so we’ve got mothers on the mind. Personally, I’ll be celebrating the Bat Mitzvah of my second daughter — one of a Jewish mother’s proudest moments
Meanwhile, we wanted a peek into the real lives of mothers caring for kids with diabetes —the hardest, hardest job, and one that certainly requires a sense of humor aside from a boatload of strength and resilience.
Since no one on…
We love grassroots advocates — regular folks who recognize a need in their community and step up to the plate! Earlier this year, we decided these unsung heroes of the diabetes community deserved a spotlight of their own, which is why we launched our Amazing Advocates series. This month, we’re highlighting Merle Gleeson, a PWD for nearly 50 (!) years who founded the Type 1 Diabetes Lounge almost 15 years ago. As far as diabetes…Read more »