Allie Beatty, formerly of TheDiabetesBlog, has established a new multimedia site “Allies Voice” where she has launched a crusade. The issue at stake is a substance called C-peptide, which in a healthy body, is present in tandem with insulin, but is removed during the manufacturing process of human insulin analogs that we PWDs must inject. Allie and others believe that Big Pharma is doing Type 1 patients a grave disservice by removing this substance, and…Read more »
There are so many new and colorfully wrapped health/patient web sites popping up all over the Net that I’m feeling positively showered. It’s almost like Christmas! (or a very bountiful Hanukkah, depending on your perspective, of course
I’m going to share a quick overview of the latest Health 2.0 sites that have come my way lately, in no particular order. I’m sure there are many more to be unwrapped, so feel free to post a…
In a few hours, the sun will go down here on the West Coast, and we’ll begin our eight-night Festival of Lights. (For the Gentiles in the audience, this darn holiday is all over the secular map, because it falls on the 25th day of the month of Kislev, in an ancient Jewish calendar that was never “standardized” with a leap year correction). So here it is, Dec. 4, and we’ve managed to rip down…Read more »
Our grassroots survey/petition in support of diabetes technology is going strong! At last count, there were close to 1,900 respondents, with more coming in daily. Close Concerns reports that they’re even working directly with the JDRF to send the link out to all their constituents, which is extremely good news. Because no one’s life has been affected more by new diabetes treatment technology than diagnosed children and their families — with us LADA types taking…Read more »
Today, a little more Monday Madness. December is upon us. Time for all those cheesy Xmas gift ideas. Which got me thinking, why don’t we PWDs (people with diabetes) have a 2008 pin-up calendar of our own?
Something like this perhaps — The Babes & Studs of Diabetes:
Could be a nice little stocking stuffer, ay? Pass the egg nog — or better yet, don’t…Read more »