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 »
How are you celebrating World Diabetes Day this year? I’m heading out to San Francisco to see the historic Ferry Building lit up in blue, thanks to my great blogging and awesome advocate friends Manny Hernandez and Kelly Close.
I hope to also grab a drink with dLife TV co-host Jim Turner. I love that WDD presents such a great opportunity to connect with other PWDs from all over the country and all over the…
The Diabetes Technology Society held its annual meeting last Thursday through Saturday, which always takes place just about a mile and a half from my house. But guess what? This was the very first year that I found myself on the inside of this exclusive event, participating in a panel (the very last panel of the 3-day event) on “technologies to drive patient adherence.”
The term “adherence” made me bristle, too, because it sounds like…
Here’s a new theme idea for National Diabetes Awareness Month: making peace with your illness. For those of us who already have diabetes, expanded public awareness is nice to have, but doesn’t necessarily change anything. This train of thought brought me back to my oldest daughter’s little challenge a few years ago… kids are wonderful for making you look at things through fresh eyes:
A Brassy Little Game
“Would you rather spend two days in…