Aida Turturro, stage and screen actress best known for her kick-ass role on The Sopranos, has diabetes. We know that because she’s been very vocal about it, and even graced the cover of Diabetes Health magazine last Spring. Currently on the road with a Sanofi-Aventis-sponsored Awareness Campaign, she joins the growing ranks of celebrity spokes-folks reaching out to the millions of Americans affected. So far, she’s addressed patients at diabetes centers/support groups in Chicago, Los…Read more »
Hey there, Amigos. This week is Spring Break here and I’ve just returned from the most breathtaking four-day weekend with my family on the Monterey coast. My husband and I kept looking at each other and saying, “And this is only an hour drive from us? It’s like another world…” In this other world, however, I have consumed more corn tortilla chips than I usually do in a year, and have thus administered more insulin…Read more »
I’m so very late to this meme (Internet game for sharing personal tidbits) that I could barely remember who tagged me. But then I stumbled on Scott S. again and it all came back to me.
I’ve been duly “Tagged for Seven,” and if you follow these sort of things, you can see that good ‘ol noncompliant Kassie and I have a lot in common…
SEVEN THINGS TO DO BEFORE I DIE (not necessarily in…Read more »
It seems celebrities are not just going public with their diabetes these days, but actually picking fave products/treatments to champion, as in: What changed your life with diabetes the most?
As I hinted last week, Nicholas Jonas of the hot new teen pop group The Jonas Brothers announced his own experience with Type 1 diabetes at Sunday’s Carnival for the Cure. He was diagnosed in October 2005, and is now working closely with — surprise,…
I’ve been so busy, I almost forgot to celebrate: the beginning of March marked two full years of DiabetesMine.com. Wow! Aside from the mind-numbing amount of time this diabetic butt has spent in a chair while compiling blog entries, consider the stats:
- 441 posts
- 2259 comments
- 107 trackbacks
- 161 Bloglines subscribers (just one single subscriber behind TheDiabetesBlog on that one!
- 4 blogging awards (if you count the honorable mention among…