We review a lot of books here at the ‘Mine, but rarely do we have the opportunity to review one that we’re actually featured in! That’s why it’s a special honor to share the news about the release of My Sweet Life, by Beverly S. Adler, PhD, CDE, a new anthology of essays written by 24 dynamic women living with diabetes. And our fearless leader, Amy Tenderich, is one of them! … along with other…Read more »
It always sounds like losing weight should be simple, right? Just eat smart and exercise regularly. Yet it’s so much more darn difficult than it sounds! The Mayo Clinic Diet was recently named one of the best diets by U.S. News and World Report, and now the same editors of that New York Times Bestseller have released The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, designed specifically for people with type 2 diabetes (although type 1 diabetics can…Read more »
Diabetes education + fun probably sounds like an oxymoron, right? Well, not if you’re Wil Dubois, DiabetesMine’s resident weekly Ask D’Mine columnist. As if the guy doesn’t have enough to do, what with working as the Diabetes Coordinator at the buzzing Pecos Valley Medical Center in New Mexico and a freelance writer for Diabetic Living, dLife and the ‘Mine, Wil has recently released his edu-fun-tastic fourth book, Diabetes Warriors: Be your own knight in shining…Read more »
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…
Who are the A1c Champions? They’re kind of like a traveling DOC — a group of advocates around the country who volunteer to give motivational talks to groups of PWDs. The program is open to anyone, sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis, and totally worth getting involved in if you have any interest in D-mentorship!
To become a Champion, you just to need to have an A1c of under 7% and a history of successful diabetes self-management —…