I’ve become accustomed to seeing the Pink Ribbon on soda cans and packages of cookies in the supermarket, but was a little stunned when I stopped by ULTA last week to pick up a jar of my favorite face cream, and discovered it packaged in a special breast-cancer-pink advocacy box! In fact, the whole store was having a Pink Ribbon promo. Wow! This is the type of consumer-grabbing campaign I’d like to see for diabetes…Read more »
The topic for this month’s Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival kind of made me do a double-take. Under the auspices of “what you should know about people living with diabetes,” the specific prompt question is:
What types of decisions and frequency of diabetes-related decisions do you make in any given day?
Uh… to quote a recent source here at the ‘Mine: what the frappuccino?
To me, living with diabetes is all about…
Autumn brings hectic school schedules and shorter days, but we’re staying on track with bringing you the latest bloggy goodness from the DOC. Check out our picks for best reads of this past month (unfortunately starting with some sad news):
First, let’s rally around Kelly Kunik as she says good-bye to her beloved mother, who passed away last weekend. Our hearts are with you. We love you, Kelly!
The diabetes community also loses another young…
* A special report by our Ask D’Mine columnist Wil Dubois *
The weather forecast today calls for radical change, patient empowerment, new roles for doctors, and a call for a return to some good old fashioned medicine.
Last week the ’Mine crew were privileged to attend the day-long Stanford Summit that was part of the larger academic Fourth World Congress on Social Media and Web 2.0 in Health, Medicine and Biomedical…
This weekend, at Stanford Campus in Palo Alto, CA, I’m proud to say we hosted a historical gathering of different stakeholders around innovation in diabetes… The first-ever DiabetesMine Innovation Summit gathered in one room about 60 designers, web visionaries, Pharma Marketing and R&D folks, experts from venture capital investment, innovation and regulatory experts, and passionate patient advocates.
The aim was to kick off a new era of collaboration among these various stakeholders, to begin revolutionizing…Read more »