What made the annual meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) in Philadelphia last week an extra special experience this year? Social media did, of course! That’s because for the first time ever, members of the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) attended en force, and a special broadcast of the weekly DSMA Live radio show was hosted live from a packed room of about 50 people at the downtown Philly Marriott, where attending bloggers…Read more »
Ah, the summer string of diabetes conferences is upon us! Along with a handful of other D-advocates from the online world, Mike and I are both heading to Chicago for the American Diabetes Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions, so be sure to watch our Twitter feed and Facebook page for updates. The hashtag for the ADA conference this year is #2013ada.
In addition, The Endocrine Society’s annual meeting took place about a week ago in San…
With Father’s Day just a couple of days away (hint, hint!), we thought it would be cool to hear from a dad who’s involved with diabetes on many levels.
Pete Miselis is a D-dad who’s stepped up his advocacy into a professional role, working for a relatively new organization aiming to act as a watchdog for people making donations to various organizations pursuing a cure for type 1 — the Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance (JDCA),…Read more »
While many research-and-science-heavy conferences are afoot this time of year, the relatively new Students With Diabetes conference is another animal altogether. It concentrates on age group that’s often overlooked: college students and young adults with diabetes.
Our own Amanda Cedrone had a chance to attend her first-ever SWD conference recently in Florida, and reports back today on what that experience was like.
Special to the ‘Mine by Amanda Cedrone
What’s the first thing that…Read more »
We’re getting into busy D-conference season, and May has already brought a number of events keeping us busy, such as the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) conference that Wil Dubois covered earlier this month.
Most recently, getting in on the action were the Big Js in the Diabetes Community, as it were: JDRF with its Diabetes Now & Tomorrow conference and Joslin Diabetes’ Symposium on Challenges and Opportunities.
We were on the ground at…