Brenda Novak is best known to the world as a New York Times best-selling author of historical and contemporary romance novels. But to the diabetes community, she's famous for being the founder of Brenda Novak's Annual Auction for the Cure of Diabetes, which has raised more than $1 million for diabetes research. It's not just a one-shot (pardon the pun!) deal. The auction takes place over not just one evening, or even one day —…Read more »
Last week, we debated whether people with diabetes in their lives have superpowers. Turns out, there are some cases:
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's...
Huge thanks to T1 blogger and hilarious cartoonist Kim Vlasnik for capturing all that we love about D-Moms!
Happy Mother's Day, All!
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Grassroots advocates, we love you! That's why we recently launched a new series to showcase these oft-overlooked activists working so hard out "in the trenches" to raise awareness and help fellow patients.
Today, we're talking with Canadian Barbara Wagstaff (aka Barb Marche), founder of the community website aptly named
By D’Mine Columnist / Correspondent Wil Dubois
Canadian Barbara Wagstaff created the site Diabetes Advocacy following what can only be described as the…
Although we're still in the height of summer, it won't be too long before the school bell is ringing. While most parents are somewhat relieved to get their kids off the couch and back into a routine, for parents of CWDs, it can cause all new headaches and grief. Even on the receiving end as a student, I remember just how gosh-darn complicated it was!
Hallie Addington, mom to Sweetpea, is getting ready to send…
It's been 10 years since I participated in the second JDRF Children's Congress in 2001 and I am absolutely amazed at how much JDRF's biannual event has grown and changed. The Children's Congress is an action-packed event in Washington, D.C., with legislative meetings and testimony, and it has grown also to feature some of the most famous names in diabetes advocacy, like Crystal Bowersox and Nick Jonas.
Each year the Congress features a Chair Family…