I found Jeremy Williamson on Twitter. But if you read fitness magazines, watch Drop Dead Diva on Lifetime television, or follow the annual “Model Universe” competitions, you may have run into this type 1 diabetic hottie already. Jeremy is a 34-year-old native of Augusta, GA, who attended bible college in Tulsa, OK, and worked as a youth minister for many years. In 2006, he started doing a little modeling on the side. Then on a…Read more »
Put your hands up! Who likes to dance?
Good, you’re in.
Even if all you’ve done till now is watch those popular dance shows on TV, you’re still in.
Because Dance Out Diabetes is a new 501c non-profit organization designed to help prevent and manage diabetes through local dance events. Starting out in San Francisco, and soon to expand nationwide, the idea is to invite people with diabetes and at-risk for it, along with their…
With so many new social networks cropping up seemingly every week, it takes a bit of ingenuity to come up with something unique. The latest to join the club of online diabetes support networks is Phrendo, an invitation-only online social network from the folks at the diabetic athletes’ organization Insulindependence. Launched in March 2009, Phrendo’s charter is to pull together all sorts of people with diabetes who like to work out hard — many of…Read more »
Yes, you guessed it — as an addendum to yesterday’s post, some more cool awareness programs you might like to know about:
This is a brand new health care show airing on a local PBS affiliate KSMQ. Host Shawn Riley is also publishing episodes on his blog, HealthTechnica.com. Their latest episode features two Diabetes Educators from the Mayo Clinic as guests. They discuss definitions, prevention, tools, carbs, exercise, and even social media for…
People are doing amazing things to raise awareness for diabetes. So much so that I can barely keep up with all the notifications I get on fabulous initiatives and projects. This post is the first of a two-part dispatch on some of this stuff, which — if you care about diabetes or someone who has it — you will definitely want to know about.
Connect for the Cure
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