We love hearing about all variety of diabetes awareness projects here at the ‘Mine, and with my personal love of theater, I wanted to share this awesome initiative from University of Tennessee senior, Andy Rogers. Andy, a biochemistry and molecular biology major, is also minoring in theater (now that’s a combination you don’t see everyday). As part of his senior project, he has combined his two loves by writing, producing, directing and now starring in…Read more »
As reported yesterday, the JDRF Capitol Chapter hosted their first annual research summit in Bethesda, MD, on Saturday. Just days before, the staff reported that they were expecting more than 400 people. Not bad! The line-up included talks on the rise of type 1 diabetes, preventing type 1, the latest in artificial pancreas technology, and why human studies are crucial for the next steps in research.
I sat alongside several other D-bloggers, including Scott Strumello,…
We’ve all heard them at one time or another — those insensitive comments that just make you cringe. But what do you say back? We might wish we could share the snarky comeback on the tip of our tongues, but that isn’t always a good idea, especially if this is someone you’ll have to see again (a family member, friend, etc.). A few weeks ago, D-mom blogger Joanne was inspired by a “D-wit” post from…Read more »
Get your mouse ready! The Diabetes Education & Camping Association — the organization that brings education resources and support to the 185 diabetes camps in North America — needs your help (in the form of clicks) to win the Pepsi Refresh Challenge.
Pepsi might seem like an unlikely source of funding, but DECA is in the running for a $50,000 grant to launch DStory – My Life with Diabetes, a video series “that will empower…
Recently we talked about help for teens with diabetes; today we’re moving on to the college years. Coping with diabetes while dealing with the rigors of college life might sound impossible (it does to me, anyway!), but we know that many people muddle through. Fortunately, two new organizations have recently launched to reduce the “muddling,” and proactively help college kids deal with the precarious balancing act of managing diabetes while managing their school schedule and…Read more »