I found Jeremy Williamson on Twitter. But if you read fitness magazines, watch Drop Dead Diva on Lifetime television, or follow the annual “Model Universe” competitions, you may have run into this type 1 diabetic hottie already. Jeremy is a 34-year-old native of Augusta, GA, who attended bible college in Tulsa, OK, and worked as a youth minister for many years. In 2006, he started doing a little modeling on the side. Then on a…Read more »
I’m a huge Crystal Bowersox fan. Personally, I think this husky-voiced “busker” should have won this year’s American Idol competition, but it’s still freakin’ amazing to take 2nd place in this larger-than-life national competition.
Those of you who follow entertainment news (or this blog) know by now that Crystal is “one of us” — a person with diabetes (PWD). She’s a type 1 and insulin pumper, currently using her new-found fame to help fellow PWDs.…
Put your hands up! Who likes to dance?
Good, you’re in.
Even if all you’ve done till now is watch those popular dance shows on TV, you’re still in.
Because Dance Out Diabetes is a new 501c non-profit organization designed to help prevent and manage diabetes through local dance events. Starting out in San Francisco, and soon to expand nationwide, the idea is to invite people with diabetes and at-risk for it, along with their…
With so many new social networks cropping up seemingly every week, it takes a bit of ingenuity to come up with something unique. The latest to join the club of online diabetes support networks is Phrendo, an invitation-only online social network from the folks at the diabetic athletes’ organization Insulindependence. Launched in March 2009, Phrendo’s charter is to pull together all sorts of people with diabetes who like to work out hard — many of…Read more »
Insulin maker Sanofi-Aventis took a big hit last year with the Lantus-cancer scare. But that hasn’t stopped them from charging ahead in diabetes care. According to industry observers, the company’s new US Diabetes unit, fueled by a recent “acquisition binge,” is gearing up to “turn the diabetes world upside-down” with a full set of new offerings to help doctors help patients achieve better outcomes. Sounds intriguing!
I caught up last week with Dennis Urbaniak, Sanofi’s…