We get a lot of emails from a wide variety of folks with diabetes, but when we received an email from a newly diagnosed Marine, we knew we needed to find out more about this guy! Nick Lozar is a captain currently stationed in Quantico, VA, where he lives with his wife and 2-year-old daughter. It was while stationed in Virginia that he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in October 2009, and recently joined…Read more »
This week, J&J’s Animas is recalling a batch of 45,000 faulty insulin cartridges shipped between Nov. 30, 2010, and Jan. 4, 2011, that reportedly can leak insulin, resulting in the delivery of less insulin than intended. Note that the pump most likely will not alarm if there is an internal leak. If you are affected by this, you should be receiving an email and a letter from the company shortly, in addition to a set…Read more »
While on a recent trip to Boston, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to sit down for a chat with Dr. Denise Faustman, one of the many diabetes researchers on the quest to find a cure for diabetes. Dr. Faustman’s research has been hotly debated for the past several years, and because of that, much of the research has been funded through private donations.
We last spoke with Dr. Faustman almost two years ago,…
“I tell you, the more I think, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people” — Vincent Van Gogh
Continuing on our love theme today, I am pleased to introduce Wendy Strgar, founder of a popular company and website called Good Clean Love. I met her at BlogWorld last summer, and was fascinated to hear about her work with married couples, helping them “keep things spicy.” But how…Read more »
It’s always exciting to see a member of the D-OC accomplish a goal, so we’re thrilled to announce the release of Ginger Vieira’s self-published book, Your Diabetes Science Experiment. Ginger has lived with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease since 1999, but she’s most recognized for being a powerlifter (she’s set 15 records in drug-tested powerlifting) and owner of a life coaching business called Living in Progress. Ginger is powerfully committed to motivating and encouraging…Read more »