The topic for this month’s Diabetes Social Media Advocacy blog carnival gives us a chance to tell our insurance companies what we’d like them to pay for, in an ideal world of diabetes coverage. As we all know, diabetes sure can be expensive. Insurance can help take away some of the financial burden, but sometimes the things we want, or more importantly need, are just not covered by insurance. This month’s DSMA carnival is a…Read more »
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…