In the second in our series of interviews with the 10 winners of the DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest that were announced in June, we’re chatting with a Philadelphia woman who wants to see more integration and feedback factored into diabetes software. Jana Beck is currently finishing a Ph.D. in linguistics and certainly knows her stuff on the patient side, as she was diagnosed almost a decade ago. That came across in her winning video for…Read more »
We recently took a look at some not-so-kosher ways to get your hands on cheap test strips. Today, we’re looking at how you can get the most mileage out of a limited number of these costly strips.
One if by land… and two if by… oh crap. There’s only one lantern! How on earth will Paul Revere get the memo if the British come by sea? It might be funny if people’s lives weren’t…
If you imagine the Diabetes Community is climbing a mountain toward some figurative peak, then a takeaway from this year’s Roche Social Media might be this:
We’ve made a pretty inspirational climb during the past few years, but there’s still a long way to go. And no matter who’s helping with the rope and climbing gear along the way, it’s ultimately up to us to climb higher.
That was pretty much the theme of this…
Contrary to some recent criticisms, we don’t believe the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) is a closed club. Actually, it’s a very open and welcoming place where anyone struggling with diabetes can find support and information. We each might be looking for something different online, and we each have unique experiences. With that in mind, the monthly Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is reflecting on a chat from June 13th called Winging It and…Read more »
Our friend and fellow D-blogger Beatriz Dominguez lives near Chicago, where she works as Assistant to the Chair of Medical Laboratory Technology at Oakton Community College. But that’s just her day job. Beatriz grew up in Colombia and witnessed the effects of type 2 diabetes on her father. Beatriz was passionate about diabetes long before she was even diagnosed. Since her diagnosis, Beatriz has become a well-known type 2 blogger, attended the Roche Social Media…Read more »