Bob Krause is a modern-day diabetes hero. He celebrated his 90th birthday on May 27, and has lived with diabetes for 85 of those years! He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just a few years after insulin was invented by Banting and Best. Today, he is a retired chemical engineer living in San Diego with his wife, with whom he celebrated 57 years of marriage last year. He is the father of two sons…Read more »
OK, so the honeymoon is over. There’s always that euphoria when you start using a new gadget or tool, and it always wears off over time. I’m still glad to have my new Dexcom — believe you me! — because it’s helped me out of a horrible motivational slump, and it’s made me realize how much of the time I had no idea what was happening with my BG levels.
So those are positives.
Last week, the American Diabetes Association released the fifth edition of their Complete Guide to Diabetes. So what, right? What’s special about this new edition? We don’t usually even bother reviewing multi-author guides published by big organizations. True that. But we thought it was time to have a look-see whether an “everything-guide” like this can really offer anything of value to a long-time PWD?
The ADA’s Guide really is like an encyclopedia of diabetes. So…
For those of you living in America, Happy Memorial Day! We hope you enjoy your day off, ringing in the unofficial beginning of summer (hopefully the weather will cooperate…). Whether you’re waiting for the grill to heat up or still stuck at work, check out these great posts from the month of May that we think should not be missed!
If you missed out on official D-Blog Week, head on over to Karen Graffeo’s site,…
The community votes are in! We want to thank everyone for participating; we had nearly 5,000 completed surveys this year.
** Contest Winners Will Be Announced
on June 13, 2011 **
What we can tell you now is that in the “Most Creative” and “Kids’ Category,” we had a few close calls — so the judges will be responsible for deciding tiebreakers.
All of your votes clearly narrowed down our list of 20 Grand Prize…Read more »