If you’re hesitant about doing a Big Blue Test anytime soon, just remember the great built-in excuse it gives you to toss around…
Great excuse, indeed!
Thanks as always to fellow type 1 PWD and social media guru Mike Lawson, who’s head of user experience at the Diabetes Hands Foundation that runs the Big Blue Test advocacy campaign.
Remember: we have until Wednesday, Nov. 19, to keep logging these tests and…
A friend of mine in the Diabetes Community recently mentioned being burnt out on advocacy.
So many great diabetes causes and efforts, but just so many Asks at the moment… with this being the start of November, national Diabetes Awareness Month.
This D-peep is a longtime type 1 from my local community, someone who’s been very active offline through the years and has generally jumped at the chance to raise awareness and deepen connections with…
Today we find ourselves exactly one month out from the annual international World Diabetes Day observance on Nov. 14, and just a few short weeks away from yet another national Diabetes Awareness Month.
It can be a bittersweet time for those of us who are pancreatically-challenged, as we see the simultaneous overwhelming and exciting waves of diabetes advocacy and awareness being bantered about.
Those of us living with diabetes every day obviously don’t need a…
The Diabetes Social Media (DSMA) Blog Carnival topic for the month of February asks us to explore the concept of “advocacy.”
In our diabetes community, the word gets tossed around a lot. What does it mean? Is blogging, attending conferences, or getting a lot of Facebook likes in itself advocacy?
If you go by the dictionary, an “advocate” is simply someone who speaks up in support of a person, cause, or particular issue:
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Hey there, D-Peeps! February may be a shorter month, but that doesn’t mean our Diabetes Online Community is short of amazing content.
What a month this has been! We’ve actually seen some of the most inspiring, encouraging, and best attributes of our community shining through…. along with some tougher moments when emotions ran high.
Above all, this community has proven once again how full of passion we are.
Here we go with this month’s collection…