As many of you know, I am in Europe this month. My family and I travel to Germany every summer, with a varying number of side trips to other regions and countries. Diabetes always puts up a fuss in some form or another — like when I woke up last week with a scary low (39) in a dark, unfamiliar house in Holland. Story for another day. But on this note, I am pleased to…Read more »
Amy Johnson, now age 18, of Kansas City, Missouri, is the American Diabetes Association’s 2010 National Youth Advocate — which has got to be very exciting for any young person. She’s spending this year traveling around the country giving talks to encourage youth and adults alike “to get involved in the fight against diabetes.” The ADA even set up a blog for her.
I asked Amy to talk about what we all can and should…
Everyone lives with — and copes with — diabetes in their own unique way. But some of us are more unique than others? No, that’s not the point. Today, a perspective from yet another kindred spirit, Hannah McDonald, a self-proclaimed nerd who lives in Pennsylvania and has been blogging about the Big D since 2008:
A Guest Post by Hannah McDonald, of Dorkabetic
Hello, DiabetesMine Readers.
You may have found my blog before, or you…
In the past few weeks, the diabetes community has suffered several tragedies in losing young people to diabetes. It is shocking and upsetting when diabetes takes the life of anyone, but somehow more so when it cuts a young life so short. Moira McCarthy Stanford is a journalist, a long-time JDRF volunteer and mom to Leigh, 22, and Lauren, 18 — who was diagnosed with type 1 at age 5. Today, Lauren is one of…Read more »
Scott Johnson is one of my favorite fellow diabetes bloggers. Always has been. This post will show you why.
A Guest Post by Scott K. Johnson, of Scott’s Diabetes Journal
Amy’s guest post from Dr. Anne Peters last Thursday on “How to be a Good Diabetes Patient” sure ruffled some feathers. I wanted to take a stab at the other side of the story: How to be a good endo, from a patient’s point…Read more »