Living in the United States, we are often stuck in a bubble of US-centric news. This is true for diabetes as much as any other topic. But as World Diabetes Day attests to, diabetes is hardly just an American thing. In reality, there’s much more going on in the global diabetes research arena than you might think (since our media announcements are pretty much limited to, err, Boston, Miami and the Bay Area). So today,…Read more »
It was a great day this Saturday. Many more people came out for the San Francisco World Diabetes Day event than last year. Probably because the Ferry Building is centrally located and a wonderful place to catch the attention of passers’-by.
See how pretty:
I’ve got more photos to share, but before I go on, an announcement: How many of you have run into someone newly diagnosed with diabetes? Don’t you wish you knew where…Read more »
Hope you all had a fun Halloween weekend. Somehow the conclusion of that sugar-fest seems a great segue into National Diabetes Awareness Month, no? And the countdown begins to World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, 2009.
Where to begin describing all the activities planned around the web and around the world to “bring diabetes to light” this month…?
Let’s start with the most fun campaign, the brainchild of Manny Hernandez of TuDiabetes, called the THE…Read more »
It’s not every day that you pick up a diabetes book with an ice cream cone on the cover — or two, actually! (OK, one is squashed) But the new book by fellow Type 1 D-writer and advocate Riva Greenberg is something different in many ways.
There are numerous books that aim to dispel myths about diabetes, of course. But Riva’s “50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life and the 50 Diabetes Truths That…