I still feel like my mind is all a-mush after being mostly off-line for nearly a whole month while traveling in Europe. Yowza. Our vacation was relaxing, for sure, if a bit hectic in spots with all the packing and re-packing and boarding and disembarking we did. My BG levels have been admirable, mostly, with a few hiccups here and there. I pride myself on being an organized person, and yet I’m not the best…Read more »
Who says it’s all just idle chatter? We PWDs (people with diabetes) are finding new and different ways to use Social Media to impact our lives every day.
The latest campaign is a community-wide diabetes-friendly recipe exchange called D-Feast Friday, masterminded by D-bloggers Lorraine (Mom of Caleb), Elizabeth Arnold, Kelly Kunik, “Bittersweet” Karen and a few others. Not long ago, they started tweeting pictures of what they were making for dinner, then in response to…
Talk about your really cool mashups of Web 2.0 technology being employed in clever ways to help improve people’s health! The non-profit Diabetes Hands Foundation has teamed up with Joslin Diabetes Center and pharma sponsor Boehringer Ingelheim to introduce a new interactive, Facebook-based game with social networking features that teaches you about healthy eating and diabetes management, and encourages you to take actions. The game is called HealthSeeker, and it goes live today!
Another edition of our series on “Small But Mighty” companies launched to solve some diabetes-related problem by individuals walking in our D-shoes…
Ever looked in your fridge and thought “I have absolutely nothing to feed my family!”? Kimberly Coen sympathizes. As a mom of two girls (including one with diabetes), she discovered the challenges in figuring out healthy, yet kid-friendly, meals to serve her family on a daily basis. Planning healthy meals is hard work…Read more »
Today’s topic for Diabetes Blog Week:
To Carb or Not to Carb.
“Let’s talk about what we eat. And perhaps what we don’t eat. Some believe a low-carb diet is important in diabetes management, while others believe carbs are fine as long as they are counted and bolused for. Which side of the fence do you fall on?”
Nothing seems to ruffle feathers like the Great Carbohydrate Debate. I hate that I’m supposed to pick…Read more »