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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Today’s topic for Diabetes Blog Week:
Let’s get moving.
“Exercise . . . love it or hate it? Do you have a regular exercise routine? Or do you have trouble finding your exercise motivation? How do you manage your insulin and food to avoid bottoming out during your workout?”
I’m extremely fortunate, in that I love to work out. I love the way it feels to strain my muscles, get my heart-rate pounding, break a…Read more »
Time-check: I can’t believe it’s mid (to late) February already! Where do the days go and weeks go? So, how many of you have left New Year’s Resolutions in the dust yet? Yeah, life happens. For those of you whose Resolutions had something to do with starting a new exercise routine, I thought you might enjoy this little ‘guide,’ originally published in Fall 2005:
How to Start Jogging, in 3 Easy Steps
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