Chris Stocker lives with Type 1 diabetes in south Florida. He shares his thoughts and struggles on his blog, The Life of a Diabetic. Chris has faced some tough times, including missing the recent Diabetes Social Media Summit because he was down on his luck, which just broke my heart. Having been hit with diabetes smack in the middle of becoming an adult, Chris has some significant life experience to share. So for today’s Guest…Read more »
Ginger Vieira kind of blows me away. She has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease for over 11 years. And she holds 14 national, drug-tested powerlifting records and the Vermont state record for the female bench press. She’s recently established herself as a cognitive Health & Chronic Illness Life Coach at her new company, Living In Progress.
There Ginger works with people (individuals and families) on how their thinking impacts the way they…
Diabetes and sex = always an intriguing topic mix. I am happy to report that today, we have one of the country’s top authorities on this mix, the virtual ‘Dr. Ruth’ of Diabetes, Janis Roszler, to offer some practical tips for keeping it spicy in the bedroom, despite the Big D:
A Guest Post by Janet Roszler, CDE and author
When you have diabetes it follows you wherever you go, even into the bedroom. Unfortunately,…
Diana Pihos is the Director of Communications for the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). She was somewhat caught off-guard at last month’s Diabetes Social Media Summit, when our group barraged her with questions about the state of diabetes education in this country. I asked Diana to kindly offer us a recap of what she heard there, and what her organization intends to do about it.
A Guest Post by Diana Pihos of the AADE…Read more »
As you’ve probably read by now, Roche Diabetes was brave enough to host a ‘Social Media Summit‘ for the second year in a row last week, inviting a group of diabetes bloggers and online advocates to commune and interact. Yes, this was an all-expenses-paid trip to Orlando, FL, for those who attended, but by no means a marketing spiel. In fact, I was delighted that representatives from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American…Read more »