Thank you for all the fantastic tips on traveling with diabetes (in last week’s Holiday Sweepstakes)! This is one topic where we could all dig in, and offer some nitty gritty on how we handle air travel, schlepping all our D-gear, adjusting for time zone changes, long car trips and much more. And let me tell you, picking winners this week was more difficult than ever — with all the valuable detailed information everyone provided.…Read more »
See me this week over at the Diabetes Online Community website:
The “Featured Blogger” series is one innovation introduced by Gina Capone when she took over management of the grassroots online community site a few months ago. It’s a really neat way to get to know who’s behind all those hundreds of cool diabetes blogs, and why they do what they do. Thanks, Gina. And see y’all there, I hope!…Read more »
I’ll admit, for the first year after my diagnosis with Type 1 diabetes, I was almost afraid to leave the house. It was scary not knowing what might happen while I was away from home, and wondering whether I’d have the right supplies at hand in a moment of need.
Obviously, my life is a lot different now. We do take family trips regularly, including an annual sojourn to Germany every summer. I also fly…
Congratulations, Diabetes Community, on sharing some awesome tips on how to stay physically active over the cold winter months when carbs are so painfully plentiful. This was of course last week’s contest question, to which we again received nearly 60 informative replies.
Overall, the wisdom of the community on this topic seems to focus on the following:
Try some mall walking; get a dog and enjoy the obligation to take it for walks; set an…Read more »
You like games? Got diabetes? Then you are going to love this: A small Massachusetts-based startup company called Glymetrix has created an online game that aims to help you improve your diabetes management, but without all the boring and preachy “diabetes stuff.”
Seriously, the game is modeled after Trivial Pursuit, Jeopardy and similar games you’ve probably played before or watched on TV. Only about 20% of the total content is diabetes-related. (Categories include Sports, Television,…