The Diabetes Online Community is all about support, but what about in-person diabetes support groups? This month’s Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) Blog Carnival asks, “Describe your ideal diabetes “support group”? What would you discuss?” Amy’s really concentrated on getting most of her support from the DOC, but I’ve attended local support groups on-and-off for the past 18 years. So this month, I’m sharing a little about why I love IRL (Internet-speak for “in real…Read more »
We all spend too much time fighting insurance coverage battles, am I right? This humongous time-sink can be one of the worst things about living with a chronic illness. But don’t take my word for it. Take a read on fellow D-blogger and journalist Mike Hoskins’ latest row:
Special to the ‘Mine by Mike Hoskins
Like most of you, we spend thousands of dollars in diabetes supplies and meds every year.
Thankfully, our insurance coverage…
Grassroots advocates, we love you! That’s why we recently launched a new series to showcase these oft-overlooked activists working so hard out “in the trenches” to raise awareness and help fellow patients.
Today, we’re talking with Canadian Barbara Wagstaff (aka Barb Marche), founder of the community website aptly named
By D’Mine Columnist / Correspondent Wil Dubois
Canadian Barbara Wagstaff created the site Diabetes Advocacy following what can only be described as the…
We’re already a quarter way through 2012! Hopefully that means Spring will be arriving any day now… In the meantime, let’s take a look at some of our favorite blog posts from the last month, in no particular order:
Even after years of living with diabetes, Shannon finds herself embracing some things she never quite got a handle on. Like many of us, she considers herself a work in progress.
Jacquie Paul Wojick is having…
The topic for this month’s Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is about dealing with diabetes at work and/or school. Do you tell people around you about your illness? Why or why not? Amy’s been out of school and self-employed since her diagnosis (lucky her!), so she deferred to me on this topic — and frankly, I’ve always been pretty “out there.”
I remember my first job interview out of college very clearly.…